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Asper Early Origins



The surname Asper was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Asper Spelling Variations


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Asper Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Asperen, Asperenn, Asperenns, Asperens, Asperene, Asperenes, Asper, Asperger, Asperren, Aspperen, Aspperens and many more.

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Asper Early History


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Asper Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Asper research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Asper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Asper Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Asper Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Asper 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:

Asper Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Asper, who was on record in Pennsylvania in the 1635-1645 period

Asper Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Asper, who Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Johannes Asper, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [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)
  • John Asper, aged 38, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1738 [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)
  • Peter Asper, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Asper (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Asper (post 1700)



  • Joel Funk Asper (1822-1872), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1868; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1869-71 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Leonard Asper (b. 1964), former President and Chief Executive Officer of CanWest Global Communications Corp
  • Israel Harold "Izzy" Asper OC, OM, QC (1932-2003), founder of CanWest Global Communications Corp
  • Gail Asper OC, OM (b. 1960), President of the CanWest Global Foundation and President and Trustee of The Asper Foundation
  • David Asper (b. 1958), former Executive Vice President of the Canadian media company CanWest Global Communications Corp

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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 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  2. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  6. 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).
  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. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Asper Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Asper 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 8 October 2015 at 15:03.

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