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Where did the German Poppe family come from? What is the German Poppe family crest and coat of arms? When did the Poppe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Poppe family history?The Poppe surname comes from the Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Popp, Poppe, Bopp, Bopf, Popper, Poppen, Poppinga, Poppel, Boppel, Popkema and many more.
First found in Westphalia, where the name Poppe emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. This surname comes from a Germanic personal name Poppo or Boppo of uncertain origin. It was a common given name among the counts of Henneberg and Babenberg in E. Frisia between the 9th and 14th centuries.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Poppe research. Another 156 words(11 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1280, and 1345 are included under the topic Early Poppe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Poppe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Poppe Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Poppe Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Poppe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poppe Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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