Edward Whipp

Male9 May 1776–May 1780

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Whipp was christened on 9 May 1776, in Downham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Whipp Jr, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Speak, was 39. He died in May 1780, at the age of 4, and was buried in Downham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Robert Whipp Jr
Elizabeth Speak
James Whipp
Ann Whipp
William Whipp
Sarah Whipp
Robert Whipp
Nancy Whipp
John Whipp
Elizabeth Whipp
Sophey Whipp
Edward Whipp
Ellen Whipp
Thomas Whipp

Sources (5)

  • Edward Whip, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Edward Whipp christening 1776

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Wippe (Old English Wippa, of unexplained etymology but apparently attested in the Isle of Wight placename Whippingham and in an Anglo-Saxon field name Wippan hoh ‘Wippa's hill-spur’). Alternatively, perhaps from Middle English whip(pe), wipp(e) ‘whip’, either as an occupational name for someone who used a whip, as corporal punishment or to drive or control animals, or a nickname for a lively, quick-moving person, or someone generally in a hurry.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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