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Philpots is one of the many names that the Normans brought with them when they conquered England in 1066. The name Philpots came from the name Phillipot, which is a version of the ancient given name Phillip. Phillip derives from the Greek name Phillipos, which derives from the words philein, meaning to love, and hippos, meaning horse.

Philpots Early Origins



The surname Philpots was first found in Herefordshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Philpots Spelling Variations


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Philpots Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Philpots are characterized by many spelling variations. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Philpots include Phillpott, Phillpotts, Phillpot, Phillpots, Philpot, Philpots, Philpott and many more.

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Philpots Early History


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Philpots Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Philpots research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1378, 1640 and 1624 are included under the topic Early Philpots History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Philpots Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Philpots Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir John Phillpott. The Journal of the House of Lords, Volume 3: 20 May 1624 states that "Sir...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Philpots Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Philpots Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John H. Philpots, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Howrah" in 1874

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Philpots Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Philpots Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 July 2014 at 11:52.

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