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The name Carpe emerged in Pomerania, which was a territory of Germany and a maritime province of Prussia.

Carpe Early Origins



The surname Carpe was first found in Pomerania, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include one "Karpe von Rostock" (c.1257,) and the knight Emecho Karpe who was born in 1270 in Mainz.

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Carpe Early History


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Carpe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carpe research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1270 are included under the topic Early Carpe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carpe Spelling Variations


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Carpe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Karp, Karpf, Karpe, Karpfen, Karpen, Carp, Carpf, Carpe, Carpfen, Carpen, Karpff, Karpffe, Karpffen, Carpff, Carpffe and many more.

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Carpe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carpe Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carpe 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:

Carpe Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Simon Carpe, who landed in Maryland in 1665 [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)

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Carpe Family Crest Products


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Carpe Family Crest Products




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