Phillipp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The Phillipp family can find its origins within the landscape of Medieval France, particularly in that coastal region once known as Normandy. Their name is derived from the ancient Greek name Phillippos, which is composed of the elements philos, meaning love, and hippos, meaning horse, and indicated a person who loved horses.
Early Origins of the Phillipp family
The surname Phillipp was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where they held a family seat as an aristocratic family at Marigny. Conjecturally, this family may be descended from Phillip, the Count of Namur, but there have been many Kings of this name including Philip I, King of France, King Philip Augustus, Philip the Bold, Philip of Valois, or Philip of France, Duke of Burgundy, and many saints, bishops, Dukes, and other nobility and place names.
Early History of the Phillipp family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Phillipp research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1671, 1584, 1291, 1361, 1643, 1727, 1667, 1687, 1699 and 1783 are included under the topic Early Phillipp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Phillipp Spelling Variations
There were a great number of spelling variations in French surnames. One reason for this was the wide variety of cultural influences present in France during the early development of the French language. The many spelling variations of the name include Philippe, Phillippe, Phillippes, Philippes, Philipp, Phillipp, Phelipe, Phelippe, Phellippe, Phellippes, Philipe, Phillipes, Philip, Phillip and many more.
Early Notables of the Phillipp family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family in this period was Philippe of Vitry, Composer of music and counselor to Jean, Duke of Normandy, 1291-1361.
Louis Phélypeaux (1643-1727), was Marquis de Phélypeaux (1667), Comte de Maurepas (1687), Comte de Pontchartrain (1699), known as the Chancellor de Pontchartrain, was a French politician. Isle Phelipeaux or Isle Philippeaux - also called Isle Minong is a phantom...
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Phillipp migration to the United States +
France was active as a cultural leader in the early 16th century. One particular area in which they lead was the exploration of the New World. The explorers, like Jacques Cartier in 1534, led the way to North America. Champlain, in 1608, made the first of twenty voyages to France to attract settlers and brought the first migrant in 1617. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec, and the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Phillipp has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Phillipp were
Phillipp Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Philip Phillipp, who settled in New England in 1635
- Elig Phillipp, who settled in Virginia in 1635
- Tho Phillipp, who arrived in Maryland in 1648 
Phillipp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Joseph Phillipp, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 
Phillipp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Margaretha Phillipp, who arrived in Texas in 1845 
- Phil Heinrich Phillipp, who landed in Texas in 1845 
- Anna Elisa Phillipp, who landed in Texas in 1845 
- Catherina Phillipp, who arrived in Texas in 1845 
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- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)