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Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the Eppler family. The Eppler surname evolved as a local name for a family that lived in Bavaria, where they became known from the early Middle Ages as an important family within the social and cultural life of the community.

Eppler Early Origins



The surname Eppler was first found in Bavaria, where the family held a family seat in the Middle Ages. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Eberhart and Friedericus of Ebs in Bavaria in 1190, Albertus (Appelinus) dictus Eppelin in Heilbronn in 1283, Rudel Eppfeler in Glatz in 1367, Nicholous Eppler in Iglau in 1390.

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Eppler Spelling Variations


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Eppler 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 Eppler include Epple, Eppler, Epler, Eppel, Eppell, Eppli, Epp, Eppo, Eppe, Eppard, Eppele, Eppelin, Eppeler, Eppfeler, Eppelen, Epplen, Eppan, Eppaner, Epplan, Eplan, Epling, Eppling, Eps, Epps, Ebs, Ebbs, Eppes, Epes, Eppley and many more.

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Eppler Early History


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Eppler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eppler research. Another 389 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1295, 1434, 1515, 1586, 1598, 1717, and 1814 are included under the topic Early Eppler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Eppler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Eppler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Eppler 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 Eppler or a variant listed above:

Eppler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Eppler, aged 39, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Georg Daniel Eppler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Bartolomaeus Eppler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Andreas Eppler, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752

Eppler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Simon Eppler, aged 29, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • George Eppler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1853
  • Joachim Eppler, aged 45, landed in New York in 1854
  • Anna Eppler, aged 26, landed in New York in 1854
  • Chrisa Eppler, aged 13, arrived in New York in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Eppler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Eppler (post 1700)



  • Billy Eppler, American assistant General Manager for the New York Yankees
  • Dieter Eppler (1927-2008), German television actor and director of radio dramas, involved in 116 titles
  • Werner Meyer- Eppler (1913-1960), German physicist, a specialist in synthetic language production and developed the Electrolarynx
  • Erhard Eppler (b. 1926), German Social Democratic politician and founder of the GTZ
  • Johannes Eppler (1914-1999), German World War II Abwehr spy for Rommel during the North African campaign, subject of a book by Leonard Mosley, The Cat and the Mice
  • Georges Henri Eppler, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. 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).
    3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    11. ...

    The Eppler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Eppler 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 4 March 2015 at 10:34.

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