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The German surname Hopf is of occupational origin. The name means "hops-brewer," and was most likely originally borne by someone who dealt in hops.

Hopf Early Origins



The surname Hopf was first found in Silesia and Lower Germany where the family contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation. The earliest recorded bearer of the name was Weteling Hoppener, who was a resident of Greifswald in 1304.

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Hopf Spelling Variations


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Hopf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hopf, Hopfner, Hopffner, Hepner, Höpfner, Hopfer, Heptner and many more.

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Hopf Early History


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Hopf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hopf research. Another 456 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1378, 1440, 1662, 1773, and 1829 are included under the topic Early Hopf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hopf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hopf Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hopf 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:

Hopf Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Hopf, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Johann Hopf, who landed in America in 1783

Hopf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Hopf, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Bernh Hopf, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Carl Hopf, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Valentin Hopf, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846
  • David Hopf, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hopf (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hopf (post 1700)



  • John G. Hopf, American Democrat politician, Supervisor of Frenchtown Township, Michigan; Elected 1920, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1929; Elected unopposed 1940, 1949
  • Ted Hopf (b. 1959), American academic and a leading figure in the contructivist school of international relations theory
  • Karl Hopf (1832-1873), German historian and expert in Medieval Greece
  • Ludwig Hopf (1884-1939), German theoretical physicist
  • Hans Hopf (1916-1993), German operatic tenor
  • Heinz Hopf (1894-1971), German mathematician
  • Johannes Hopf (b. 1987), Swedish professional football player
  • Eberhard Frederich Ferdinand Hopf (1902-1983), Austrian mathematician and astronomer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Hopf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hopf 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 14 October 2015 at 09:50.

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