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The surname Diepel is a Bavarian nickname surname. German nicknames came from eke-names, or added names, and tended to describe a physical characteristic or other attribute of their initial bearer. Diepel is a name for a person who was bold or courageous. The surname Dippel is derived from the German personal name Theudobald or Theobald. Thus, the name Diepel was given to a person who was considered the boldest of all the people.

Diepel Early Origins



The surname Diepel was first found in Bavaria, where the family could be considered to make a great early contribution to the feudal society which gradually formed the backbone Europe. The name became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

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Diepel Spelling Variations


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Diepel Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Diepel include Dippel, Dipple, Dippold, Diple, Dippal, Dippele, Dippell, Dippall, Dippelt, Dipolt, Dippoldt, Diepel and many more.

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Diepel Early History


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Diepel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Diepel research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1729, 1673, 1734 and 1822 are included under the topic Early Diepel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Diepel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Diepel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Diepel Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Diepel or a variant listed above:

Diepel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Peter Diepel, who landed in New York in 1709

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Diepel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Diepel 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 15 January 2014 at 11:20.

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