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Early Origins of the Epting family

The surname Epting was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region of Alsace where it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

Early History of the Epting family

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Epting Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Epting, Eptinge, Eptingen and others.

Early Notables of the Epting family

Notables with the name Epting during this period were

  • the Eptingen family of Alsace

United States Epting migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Epting Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Adam Epting, who arrived in South Carolina in 1749
Epting Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christoph Epting, aged 25, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804 [1]
  • Sophie Emilie Epting, who arrived in North America in 1853
  • Andrew Epting, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Andreas Epting, who arrived in North America in 1854

Canada Epting migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Epting Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Jacob Epting, who settled in Ontario in 1871

Contemporary Notables of the name Epting (post 1700) +

  • Stephen "Steve" Epting, American comic book artist and penciller
  • General Carl Epting Mundy Jr. (1935-2014), United States Marine Corps general, thirtieth Commandant of the Marine Corps, and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1991 until 1995

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook