Early Origins of the Gephardt family
The surname Gephardt was first found in Silesia
, where this family name dates back to at least the 9th century. The name is derived from the Old High German elements "geb" which means "gift" and "hard" meaning "brave, hardy." One of the first records of the name was Gebhard of Lahngau (c.
860-910) of the Conradine dynasty, son of Odo (died 879) who was Duke of Lotharingia (903-910.) A few years later, Saint Gebhard (949-995) was a bishop of Constance (979-995) and founded the Benedictine abbey of Petershausen in 983.
Early History of the Gephardt family
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Gephardt Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gebhardt, Gebhard, Gebheart, Gebhart, Gephard, Gephardt, Gephart, Gebheard, Gebbard, Gebbart, Gebbardt, Gabhart and many more.
Early Notables of the Gephardt family (pre 1700)
Notables of the period with the surname Gephardt were Gebhard I (died 1023), known as Gebhard of Swabia, Bishop of Regensburg from 994 to 1023. He achieved fame for his generosity to the poor Black Forest farmers around 990 A.D. He was succeeded by Gebhard II, called Gebhard von Hohenwart, who... Another 82 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gephardt Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gephardt family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Philip Gephart, with his wife and three children, who came to Georgia in 1738. Hans Henry Gebhard, with his wife and five children, came to Georgia in 1741. Frederick Gebhard arrived in Philadelphia in 1834. Andreas Gebhardt came to Texas in 1846.
Contemporary Notables of the name Gephardt (post 1700)
- Richard Andrew "Dick" Gephardt (b. 1941), American congressman, who was a Democratic nominee for the presidential election of 1988
- Richard Andrew Gephardt (b. 1941), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1977-2005; Candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1988, 2004 CITATION[CLOSE]
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