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Toppan Early Origins



The surname Toppan was first found in the North Riding of Yorkshire at Agelthorpe of Agglethorpe, a township, in the parish of Coverham, union of Leyburn, wapentake of Hang-West. "The monks of Coverham had land here, valued at 1. 6. 8. per annum; and the village, which is situated on the northern acclivity of the romantic Coverdale, is remarkable for its ancient Hall, now a farmhouse, which once belonged to the Topham family." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Toppan Spelling Variations


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Toppan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Topham, Topam, Toppam and others.

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Toppan Early History


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Toppan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Toppan research. Another 165 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1751, 1820, 1710 and 1749 are included under the topic Early Toppan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Toppan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Toppan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Toppan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Toppan Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abraham Toppan, aged 31, who landed in New England in 1637 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Toppan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. B. C. Toppan, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1892
  • L. C. Toppan, aged 35, who landed in America from London, in 1892
  • Mrs. J. B. C. Toppan, aged 35, who landed in America from London, in 1892
  • William R. Toppan, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892

Toppan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Laura Toppan, who settled in America, in 1903
  • A. B. Toppan, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Conrad Toppan, aged 28, who emigrated to America, in 1923
  • Cyril Toppan, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Toppan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Toppan (post 1700)



  • Jennifer Toppan (b. 1981), American actress
  • Christopher Toppan, American politician, Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1786-87, 1790-91, 1794-97; Member of New Hampshire State Senate from Rockingham County, 1788-90, 1791-94 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Juri Toppan (b. 1990), Italian footballer
  • Giovanni "Gianni" Toppan (1920-1987), Italian professional footballer

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Motto


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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: Ut vivas vigila
Motto Translation: Watch that you may live.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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The Toppan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Toppan 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.

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