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Bischoff Early Origins



The surname Bischoff was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Bischoff Spelling Variations


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Bischoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bischoff, Bischop, Bisschop, Bischoff, Bischopp and others.

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Bischoff Early History


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Bischoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bischoff research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1628 and 1671 are included under the topic Early Bischoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bischoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bischoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bischoff 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:

Bischoff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Bischoff, who landed in Carolina in 1734
  • Joseph Bischoff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Peter Bischoff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Ann Catherine Bischoff, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742
  • Anna Catherine Bischoff, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bischoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Albert Bischoff, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1841
  • Henry Bischoff, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1844
  • Franz Bischoff, aged 45, arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • Juliana Bischoff, who arrived in Georgia in 1850
  • Adolph Bischoff, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bischoff Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • D. Bischoff, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bischoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bischoff (post 1700)



  • David F. Bischoff (b. 1951), American science fiction and television writer
  • John Bischoff (b. 1949), American early pioneer of live computer music
  • Sam Bischoff (1890-1975), American film director
  • Franz Bischoff (1864-1929), American (Austrian-born) painter
  • Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm Bischoff (1807-1882), German biologist and anatomist
  • Mikkel Bischoff (b. 1982), Danish professional footballer
  • Eduard Hagenbach Bischoff (1833-1910), Swiss physicist and electoral reformer
  • John George Bischoff (1894-1981), Major League Baseball player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    11. ...

    The Bischoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bischoff 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 13 June 2016 at 15:37.

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