Koeppe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Similar to many Austrian family names, the distinguished surname Koeppe is a proud sign of a rich and ancient ancestry. The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in Austria were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Koeppe is derived from the Hebrew personal name Jacob, meaning supplanter.

Early Origins of the Koeppe family

The surname Koeppe was first found in Austria, where the family rose to prominence early in the mediaeval era. 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.

Important Dates for the Koeppe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koeppe research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1849, 1804 and 1816 are included under the topic Early Koeppe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Koeppe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kopp, Koepp, Kop, Koep, Koppe, Koeppe, Kope, Koepe, Koeppen, Koppen and many more.

Early Notables of the Koeppe family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Koeppe family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Kopp, who came to America in 1738; Erdman Koppe, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1748; as did Ulrich Koppe in 1749 and Jacob Kopp in 1751; Johann Kopper, who settled on Long Island in 1780.

Historic Events for the Koeppe family

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Herman Oliver Koeppe, American Ship's Cook Third Class from Illinois, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [1]


  1. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from http://pearl-harbor.com/arizona/casualtylist.html
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