Pippin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Pippin family
The surname Pippin was first found in Normandy where they claim descent from the founders of the Carolingian monarchy, Pepin d'Heristal (c. 635-714), and Pepin le Bref (Pippin the Younger.) Both claim descent from Pepin I (also Peppin, Pipin, or Pippin) of Landen (c. 580-640), also called Pepin the Elder or the Old, was the Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia from 623 to 629.
Early History of the Pippin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pippin research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1500, 1583, 1666, 1625, 1589, 1659, 1640, 1617, 1688, 1633, 1703, 1672, 1679, 1688, 1825, 1660 and 1669 are included under the topic Early Pippin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pippin Spelling Variations
Huguenot surnames were only slightly Anglicized, and they remain to this day a distinct group of surnames in England. Nevertheless, Huguenot surnames have been subject to numerous spelling alterations since the names emerged in France. French surnames have a variety of spelling variations because the French language has changed drastically over the centuries. French was developed from the vernacular Latin of the Roman Empire. It is divided into three historic and linguistic periods: Old French, which developed before the 14th century; Middle French, which was used between the 14th and 16th centuries; and Modern French, which was used after the 16th century and continues to be in use today. In all of these periods, the French language was heavily influenced by other languages. For example, Old French was infused with Germanic words and sounds when the barbarian tribes invaded and settled in France after the fall of the Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. Huguenot names have numerous variations. The name may be spelled Pepys, Pippin, Pippy, Pepin and others.
Early Notables of the Pippin family (pre 1700)
Notable in the family at this time was Talbot Pepys (1583-1666), English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1625; Sir Richard Pepys (1589-1659), an English lawyer and politician, Member of Parliament for Sudbury in 1640 and was Lord Chief Justice of Ireland; Roger Pepys (1617-1688), an English lawyer and politician; and Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) diarist and Admiralty official. Under the patronage of the Earl of Sandwich, his father's cousin, he rose rapidly in the naval service and became secretary to the Admiralty...
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Migration of the Pippin family to Ireland
Some of the Pippin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Pippin migration to the United States +
Study of Passenger and Immigration lists has revealed that among early immigrants bearing the Pippin surname were:
Pippin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Mathew Pippin, aged 20, who landed in Barbados in 1635 
- William Pippin who settled in Virginia in 1638
- William Pippin, who arrived in Virginia in 1649 
Pippin migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Pippin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Miss Anne Pippin, (b. 1828), aged 20, Cornish house servant departing from Plymouth on 15th June 1848 aboard the ship "Tasman" arriving in Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia on 18th October 1848 
Contemporary Notables of the name Pippin (post 1700) +
- Donald Pippin (b. 1925), American pianist, and founder of Pocket Opera
- Donald Pippin (b. 1926), American theatrical musical director and show conductor
- Robert B. Pippin (b. 1948), American philosopher, Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago
- Dan Luther Pippin (1926-1965), American farmboy from Waynesville, Missouri who became an All Big 6 and All American basketball player
- Horace Pippin (1888-1946), self-taught African-American painter
- Kay H. Pippin, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996 
- Steven Pippin (b. 1960), English artist
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The Pippin Motto +
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Mens cujusque is est quisque
Motto Translation: As the mind of each, so is the man.
- ^ 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)
- ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retreived 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_victoria.pdf
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html