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Multiple Origins for the Surname Käppel


Austrian


The distinguished surname Käppel comes from Austria, and is of two possible origins. Firstly, the name is derived from the Austrian term "Chaepplingaern," meaning "people living next to a chapel." Alternatively, the name may be derived from the place name "Caplendorf," the name of an Austrian village. Either of these origins would indicate the place of residence of the original bearer.

Käppel Early Origins



The surname Käppel was first found in Austria, where it first emerged in the early Middle Ages. The first known bearer of the name was one known as bi der Chappel ("near the chapel",) who lived in Regensburg in 1272. The young Käppel family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Austrian society.

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Käppel Spelling Variations


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Käppel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kappel, Kappelmann, Kappler, Käppel, Käppele and others.

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Käppel Early History


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Käppel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Käppel research. Another 212 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1487, 1685, 1733, 1769, 1792, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Käppel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Käppel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Käppel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Käppel 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 were:

Käppel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Kappel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Geo Kappel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Käppel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Kappel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1806 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Josef Kappel, who arrived in Texas in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Joseph Kappel, who landed in America in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Valentine Kappel, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Käppel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Käppel (post 1700)



  • Frederick Kappel (1902-1994), American businessman, Chairman of AT&T from 1961 to 1972, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Joseph "Joe" Kappel (1857-1929), American Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1884 to 1890
  • Hugh Kappel (1910-1982), American artist
  • Henry "Heinie" Kappel (1863-1905), American Major League Baseball infielder who played from 1887 to 1889
  • Vladimir Oskarovich Kappel (1883-1920), White Russian military leader
  • Hubert Käppel (b. 1951), German classical guitarist
  • Leandro Kappel (b. 1989), Dutch professional footballer

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Käppel Family Crest Products


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Käppel Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



  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)

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  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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  8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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The Käppel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Käppel 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.

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