Eppler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.
Early Origins of the Eppler family
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.
Early History of the Eppler family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Eppler research. Another 319 words (23 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.
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.
Early Notables of the Eppler family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Eppler is the 18,723rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
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
Eppler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century