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Philipps Surname History
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Philipps Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Philipps may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Philipps may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Philipps Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Philipps come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Philipps originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Philipps Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Philipps surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Philipps vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages across time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Philipps were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Philipps.
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Philipps Family Tree
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- Jane Caroline Philipps Stroud 1859 - ?
- Elizabeth Philipps
- Mary Adelaide Philipps 1884 - 1977
- Elizabeth Philipps Viscountess St. Abney-Hastings David, Viscountess St. David 1884 - 1974
- John Philipps 1st Viscount St. David, 1st Viscount St. David
- Jestyn Philipps 2nd Viscount St. David, 2nd Viscount St. David
- Doreen Guinness Jowett Philipps
- Colwyn Jestyn Philipps 3rd Viscount St. David
- Lelgarde De Clare Philipps Phillips Evans
- Dorothy Annesley Viscountess Philipps Valentia 1588 - 1624