× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


Thigpen Early Origins



The surname Thigpen was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Gelderland, (Guelders) an ancient province surrounding the town of Gelder. To the south of Friesland this province was originally in two parts north and south of the Rhine. In addition, the province is sub-divided into four towns, or quarters, Nijmegan, Arnhem, Zutphen and Roermond, each having unique rights and customs. Apeldoorn is a city of note. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Close

Thigpen Spelling Variations


Expand

Thigpen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Thye, Thy, Thyes, Thys, Thyese, Thyses, Thyi, Thyis, Thyy, Tye, Tie, van Tye, van Thye, Thyee and many more.

Close

Thigpen Early History


Expand

Thigpen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Thigpen research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1830, 1617 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Thigpen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Thigpen Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Thigpen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Thigpen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Thigpen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Thigpen, who setted in North Carolina in 1653

Thigpen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chas. A. Thigpen, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
  • Frank Thigpen, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1896

Thigpen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Calvin Thigpen, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Charles Thigpen, aged 45, who settled in America, in 1911
  • Mrs. Charles Thigpen, aged 38, who emigrated to America, in 1911
  • William Thigpen, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • W.D. Thigpen, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Thigpen (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Thigpen (post 1700)



  • William Thigpen, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Edgecombe County, 1848-49
  • Wilber Thigpen, American Republican politician, Member of New Mexico Republican State Executive Committee, 2002
  • Philip Thigpen, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1996; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2008; Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 2012
  • Neal Thigpen, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972
  • Kenneth Thigpen, American politician, Member of North Carolina House of Commons from Edgecombe County, 1850-51, 1865-66
  • Justus Thigpen (b. 1947), American former professional basketball player
  • Anita Thigpen (b. 1952), the American current and longest-serving First Lady of Texas, and the wife of Governor Rick Perry
  • Corbett H. Thigpen (1919-1999), American psychiatrist and co-author of The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
  • Ben Thigpen (1908-1971), American jazz drummer, father of the drummer Ed Thigpen
  • Marcus Arnette Thigpen (b. 1986), American NFL football running back
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Thigpen Family Crest Products


Expand

Thigpen Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Thigpen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Thigpen 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 24 January 2017 at 17:45.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest