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The name Käppler, which is a local surname, reveals that the original bearer of the name once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Bohemia, which is now part of Czechoslovakia.The name Bohemia comes from the tribe of the Boii, who were settled in this ancient territory. In the 10th century, the ruling Bohemian dukes became Reichsfuersten, or Princes of the German Empire. In 1198, they were crowned Kings of Bohemia and they became subjects and Electors of the Kaiser. In the early 14th century, Prague became the capital of the Empire.

Käppler Early Origins



The surname Käppler was first found in Bohemia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Henrich Keppler (c.1365) and Hensel Kepel (c.1382,) both of Prague.

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Käppler Spelling Variations


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Käppler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Keppler, Kepler, Kaeppler, Kaepler, Kaeppel, Keppel, Kepel, Kepele, Keppner and many more.

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Käppler Early History


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Käppler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Käppler research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1579, 1718, 1733, 1571 and 1630 are included under the topic Early Käppler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Käppler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Käppler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Käppler 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:

Käppler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Martin Kappler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Sebastian Kappler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Andreas Kappler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751

Käppler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francis Kappler, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Michael Kappler, aged 23, arrived in New York in 1854

Käppler Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Kappler, aged 46, a pastor, arrived in South Australia in 1848 aboard the ship "Victoria"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Käppler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Käppler (post 1700)



  • Frederick Kappler Jr. (1866-1953), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives, 1909-14, 1919-20, 1935-38, 1945-46
  • Chris Kappler (b. 1967), American Olympic gold and silver medalist equestrian show jumper
  • August Kappler (1815-1887), German researcher, naturalist and explorer
  • Bianca Kappler (b. 1977), German long jumper at the 2004 Olympic Games
  • Darren Kappler (b. 1965), former professional Australian rules footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The Käppler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Käppler 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 6 October 2015 at 13:22.

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