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Early Origins of the Dupper family

The surname Dupper was first found in Ile-de-France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Paris and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Dupper family

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Dupper Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Duppauer, Dupouy, Dupper, Depauer, Tupaur, Depew, Dupew and many more.

Early Notables of the Dupper family (pre 1700)

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New Zealand Dupper migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Dupper Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. George Dupper, Cornish settler travelling from Launceston aboard the ship "Spray" arriving in New Zealand in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Dupper (post 1700) +

  • Ervin E. Dupper (1923-2017), American politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate (1964-1968) [2]

  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 28) . Retrieved from on Facebook