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The surname Dippoldt 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. Dippoldt 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 Dippoldt was given to a person who was considered the boldest of all the people.

Dippoldt Early Origins



The surname Dippoldt 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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Dippoldt Spelling Variations


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Dippoldt Spelling Variations



Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Dippoldt include Dippel, Dipple, Dippold, Diple, Dippal, Dippele, Dippell, Dippall, Dippelt, Dipolt, Dippoldt, Diepel and many more.

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Dippoldt Early History


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Dippoldt Early History



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

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Dippoldt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dippoldt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Dippoldt surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Jon Dippel, who settled in Virginia in 1636. Fred Dippel, age 19; settled in New Orleans, La. in 1820; while Henry Dippell settled in Philadelphia in 1843. Daniel Dippel arrived in Philadelphia in 1855..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Dippoldt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dippoldt 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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