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Epstein Early Origins



The surname Epstein was first found in Hesse-Nassau, now Wiesbaden, until 1866 a sovereign duchy, is now part of Prussia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname Eppstein was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Epstein Spelling Variations


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Epstein Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Eppstein, Epstein, Erpstein, Ippstein and others.

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Epstein Early History


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Epstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Epstein research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1522 and 1535 are included under the topic Early Epstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Epstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Epstein 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 were:

Epstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sussmann Epstein, who came to New York in 1848 with his relatives Caroline and Barbara Epstein
  • G Epstein, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Joseph Epstein, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1853
  • Margaretha Philippine Epstein, who arrived in America in 1857
  • Philip Epstein, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1858
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Epstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Epstein (post 1700)



  • Hedy Epstein (1924-2016), German-born, Jewish-American political activist and Holocaust survivor
  • Robert Epstein Ph.D. (b. 1953), American psychologist, professor, author, and journalist
  • Howard Norman "Howie" Epstein (1955-2003), American bassist, best known for his work with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Philip G Epstein (1909-1952), American screen writer in Hollywood
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), American-born British sculptor who is noted for his busts and his massive, controversial works, such as the marble Venus (1917)
  • Fred J. Epstein (1937-2006), American internationally renowned pediatric neurosurgeon
  • Julius J. Epstein (1909-2000), Oscar-winning American screenwriter
  • Samuel Epstein (1919-2001), Canadian-American geochemist
  • Brian Samuel Epstein (1934-1967), English music entrepreneur, and the manager of The Beatles
  • Jacob Lee Epstein (b. 1987), Canadian actor
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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