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Alpers Early Origins



The surname Alpers was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where the name is unquestionably derived from Albertus, from the Anglo Saxon Aethelbeort, the first being recorded as Albertus of Dundee about 1214 and succeeded by Cleopha Alberti in 1281. The affectation of the 'H' in front of the name did not arrive until the 15th century, and at this time the canting of the Arms for the name became associated with the pike-like weapon common amongst the Scottish/English Border Clans known as 'The Steel Bonnets' from the 13th century onward.

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Alpers Spelling Variations


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Alpers Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Halbert, Halpert, Halberdyne, Halberdyn, Hallbert and many more.

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Alpers Early History


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Alpers Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alpers research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1643, 1677, 1760, and 1789 are included under the topic Early Alpers History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alpers Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alpers Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alpers Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ant Ferdin Alpers, who arrived in America in 1778
  • Christian Alpers, who landed in Long Island in 1781

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alpers (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alpers (post 1700)



  • Jackie Alpers (b. 1968), American photographer and award winning author of "Sprinkles! Recipes & Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts"
  • Svetlana Leontief Alpers (b. 1936), American art historian and art critic
  • Oscar Thorwald Johan Alpers (1867-1927), Danish-born, New Zealand teacher, journalist, writer, poet, lawyer and judge
  • Agnes Alpers (b. 1961), German politician
  • Hans Joachim Alpers (1943-2011), German writer and editor of science fiction and fantasy, co-founder of the role-playing game The Dark Eye
  • Michael Philip Alpers AO, FRS, Australian medical researcher, and John Curtin distinguished Professor of International Health, at Curtin University, Honorary Senior Research Associate University College London

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
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    The Alpers Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alpers 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 November 2014 at 08:04.

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