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Phelps Surname Origin

Supposed to be the same as Phillips. The name may come from the Danish, Hvalp; Swedish, Valp, a whelp. See Philip

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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