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Biscopp Early Origins



The surname Biscopp 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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Biscopp Spelling Variations


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Biscopp Spelling Variations



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

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Biscopp Early History


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Biscopp Early History



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

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Biscopp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Biscopp Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biscopp 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 or some of its variants were: Adam Biscof, who came to New York in 1854; Adolf Bischof, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893; Anton Bischof, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1775; Adolph Bischoff, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Biscopp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biscopp 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 30 October 2012 at 11:17.

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