Tippins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tippins family

The surname Tippins was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Tippins family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tippins research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1698, 1560, 1627, 1599, 1649, 1627, 1614, 1693, 1653, 1718, 1648, 1718, 1690 and 1776 are included under the topic Early Tippins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tippins Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tipping, Tippin, Tippyng, Tippynge, Tippinge, Tippen, Tippan, Tippang, Tippyn, Tiping, Tipyng, Typing, Typpen, Typpan, Typpin and many more.

Early Notables of the Tippins family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Sir George Tipping (1560-1627) of Wheatfield, Oxfordshire. William Tipping (1599-1649), was an English religious writer, nicknamed Eternity Tipping, second son of Sir George Tipping (d. 1627) of Wheatfield and Draycott, Oxfordshire. [1] John Tipping of...
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Ireland Migration of the Tippins family to Ireland

Some of the Tippins family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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New Zealand Tippins migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Tippins Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • George Tippins, aged 20, a farm labourer, who arrived in Taranaki aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1878
  • William Tippins, aged 19, a farm labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Sarah Tippins, aged 21, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Benjamin Tippins, aged 3 mths., who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879

Contemporary Notables of the name Tippins (post 1700) +

  • LeRoy Tippins, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948


  1. ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print


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