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Multiple Origins for the Surname Kaplan


German


Kaplan Early Origins



The surname Kaplan was first found in Switzerland, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Kaplan Spelling Variations


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Kaplan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kappelan, Cappelan, Kaplan, Kappeln, Cappeln, Kappelen, Kapellen and many more.

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Kaplan Early History


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Kaplan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kaplan research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the year 1902 is included under the topic Early Kaplan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kaplan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kaplan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kaplan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kaplan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedman Kaplan, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1860
  • Andrew Kaplan, who arrived in Arkansas in 1882 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Frank Kaplan, who landed in Arkansas in 1882 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Sacharius Kaplan, who landed in Arkansas in 1886 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Beer Kaplan, aged 7, who landed in America, in 1892
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kaplan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Beimer Kaplan, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1900

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaplan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaplan (post 1700)



  • Marvin Kaplan (1927-2016), American actor., known for his roles in It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Alice and The Great Race
  • Gilbert Edmund Kaplan (1941-2016), American businessman, journalist and conductor
  • David E. Kaplan, American theoretical particle physicist at the Johns Hopkins University
  • David B. Kaplan (b. 1958), American physicist and director of the Institute for Nuclear Theory at the University of Washington
  • David E. Kaplan (b. 1955), American investigative reporter and former director of the Center for Public Integrity's International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
  • David Kaplan (1947-1992), American television producer for ABC News killed on assignment while his team was covering the Yugoslav Wars, posthumously awarded the International Press Freedom Award
  • David Benjamin Kaplan (b. 1933), American philosopher and logician teaching at UCLA
  • Justin Kaplan (1925-2014), American writer and editor, awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (1967)
  • Gabe Kaplan (b. 1945), American actor, writer and stand-up comedian, best known for playing the lead role on the TV series 'Welcome Back Kotter' (1975-1979)
  • Betsy Kaplan, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 39 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  10. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
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The Kaplan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kaplan 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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