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Depken Early Origins



The surname Depken was first found in Hanover, where this family made important contributions toward the development of this district from ancient times. Always prominent in social and political affairs, the family formed alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. A branch of this family is said to have migrated to East Prussia with the knights of the Teutonic Order in 1410.

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Depken Spelling Variations


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Depken Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Depner, Daepner, Dapner, Deppner, Depener, Deppe, Depper, Deppen, Depke, Depken, Doepke, Doepker, Toepner and many more.

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Depken Early History


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Depken Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Depken research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1740 is included under the topic Early Depken History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Depken Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Depken 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 or some of its variants were: Lobonus Depper, who arrived with his family in America in 1709; Anna Elisabetha Depp, who arrived in Georgia between the years 1733 and 1783; John Depp, a Swiss Palatine, who arrived in North Carolina in 1710.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    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. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Depken Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Depken 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 29 November 2014 at 12:17.

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