Stipp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
- Origins Available:
The earliest origins of the family name Stipp date back to the Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name given to a person who "treads lightly"  or may refer "[to a person's] gait." 
Early Origins of the Stipp family
The surname Stipp was first found in various counties and shires throughout England. Early records of the name were very scarce yet one source claims that John Stepsoft who was listed in 1260 as a probable ancestor. 
Many years later, William Steptoe was listed in the Hearth Tax Returns for Oxfordshire in 1665 and in 1674, John Steptoe was listed in the Hearth Tax Rolls for Suffolk.  One branch of the family was established in Middlesex as Anthony Steptoe immigrated to America from there in 1676.
Early History of the Stipp family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stipp research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1751, 1753, 1788 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Stipp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Stipp Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Stipp include Stepto, Steptoe, Steptow, Steptowe and others.
Early Notables of the Stipp family (pre 1700)
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Stipp migration to the United States +
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Stipp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christian Stipp, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1879 
Contemporary Notables of the name Stipp (post 1700) +
- Peter Stipp, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912 
- Christian F. Stipp, American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from Carroll County; Elected 1950; Elected unopposed 1954 
Related Stories +
- ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
- ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
- ^ 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)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html