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The surname Poplin was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Popeley, Popley, Poply, Popilly, Popely, Popelly and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poplin research. Another 336 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1285, 1394, 1415, 1420, 1455, 1487, 1510, 1600, and 1671 are included under the topic Early Poplin History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Poplin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Popley, who came to Maryland in 1660; Richard Popley, who arrived in Maryland in 1669; and William Popley, who arrived in Virginia in 1675.
The Poplin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poplin 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 22 January 2016 at 11:37.