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The Vypon surname is of Norman origin, coming originally from a place called Vieuxpont in Calvados, France.

Vypon Early Origins



The surname Vypon was first found in Berwickshire an ancient county of Scotland, presently part of the Scottish Borders Council Area, located in the eastern part of the Borders Region of Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times. They were originally from Vieuxpont in Lisieux in Normandy. The parish of Langton in Berwickshire was an ancient family stronghold. "In the reign of David I., the manor [of Langton] belonged to Roger de Ow, a Northumbrian, who granted the church, with its appendages, to the abbey of Kelso, to which establishment it was confirmed by William de Vipont, a subsequent proprietor of the lands. On the death of Sir William Vipont, who fell in the battle of Bannockburn, in 1314, the estates passed, by marriage with his daughter and heiress, to the family of Cockburn." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Vypon Early History


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Vypon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vypon research. Another 405 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1255, 1296 and 1333 are included under the topic Early Vypon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vypon Spelling Variations


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Vypon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vipont, Vipond, Vipount, Vipound and others.

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Vypon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vypon Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Vypon In Ireland


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Vypon In Ireland



Some of the Vypon family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 46 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Joseph Vipont settled in America in 1762; Thomas Vipon settled in Virginia in 1639; Thomas Vipond settled in Philadelphia in 1855.

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