Chipper Family History
Chipper Surname History
This Chipper origins and history page contains the accumulated history of the Chipper surname made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Chipper family. Chipper family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Chipper family researchers. The Chipper family name is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the name Chipper has spread, it has changed making its history a challenge to unearth.
The Chipper history dates back to 1200 approximately in England but with disconnected in terms of family connections.
The earliest ancestor traceable with family connections is Thomas CHIPPER, Blacksmith of Angmering and Findon, Sussex, England. Born abt. 1560, died 10 May 1631. He married three times and had eight children.
From that area, the family spread south to West Tarring and the surrounding areas, and Somerset and Gloucester.
In 1829, John Chipper migrated to Perth, Western Australia and started the Australian branch of the family.
The family also spread to the United States and Canada but I haven't traced yet the original immigrants.
Chipper country of origin
The country of origin is definitely England. Mainly the southern counties of England.
Meaning of the last name Chipper
The name Chipper derives from being a trader, making things cheaper. Usually the trader travelled around to the town markets and sold goods.
The name has been spelt in various ways over the centuries, Chipa, Chiper, Chipper, and other variations.
Mistakenly, many think the name derives from a stone mason, i.e. chipping stones.
- Eva Chipper 1916 - 1979
- John W Chipper 1905 - 1991
- Nellie Chipper 1885 - 1974
- Sophie Chipper 1909 - 1990
- Olga B Chipper 1926 - 1999
- Stanley Chipper 1911 - 2006
- William Chipper 1938 - 1999
- Betty A Chipper 1940 - 2001
- Virginia Chipper 1912 - 1996
- Michael Chipper 1915 - 1987
- William Chipper ? - 1961
- Joseph Chipper 1918 - 2000
Chipper Family Tree
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Chipper
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Chipper spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Chipper were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Chipper. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Chipper surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Chipper vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over the years.