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.
Early Origins of the Philpots family
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.
Early History of the Philpots family
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Philpots Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Philpots family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Philpots family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Philpots Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
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