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Multiple Origins for the Surname Gnöpff


Belgium


Gnöpff Early Origins



The surname Gnöpff was first found in Belgium and Luxemburg, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Luxemburg, a Grand Duchy of Europe and a province of Belgium. The House of Luxemburg is descended from Count Conrad who died 1086. Towns of the area include Viesalm, Herbeumont, Bertrix, Marche and Bastogne. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Gnöpff Spelling Variations


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Gnöpff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Nofs, Nauses, Naves, Naffes, Noves, Gnöpff, Gnupff and many more.

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Gnöpff Early History


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Gnöpff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gnöpff research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1647 and 1834 are included under the topic Early Gnöpff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gnöpff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gnöpff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gnöpff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jean Naves, who arrived in New Orleans in 1727; James Naves, who arrived in New York, NY in 1821; M. Naves, who came to New Orleans in 1838; Marie Noves, who settled in Missouri in 1846.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Gnöpff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gnöpff 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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