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Doepke Early Origins



The surname Doepke 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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Doepke Spelling Variations


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Doepke 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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Doepke Early History


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Doepke Early History



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

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Doepke Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Doepke 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Doepke (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Doepke (post 1700)



  • William F. Doepke, American co-founder of The Alms and Doepke Dry Goods Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1865; they had 800 employees in 1891 but closed in 1955, the head office building is now a historic commercial building
  • Charles W. Doepke, American co-founder of Doepke Toy Company in Oakley, Ohio in 1946 with his brother Frederick; they made realistic toy bulldozers, graders, loaders, earth movers, and cranes until 1959
  • Connie M. Doepke (b. 1946), American politician, Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives (2009-)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Doepke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Doepke 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 December 2015 at 07:04.

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