Jeppesen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Jeppesen family

The surname Jeppesen was first found in Denmark where the name is a patronymic name derived from "the son of Jacob," which in turn is derived from biblical given name Yaakov ("supplanter" or "follower"). [1]

Important Dates for the Jeppesen family

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Jeppesen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Jacobsen, Jakobsen. and others.

Early Notables of the Jeppesen family (pre 1700)

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Jeppesen migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Jeppesen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anthon Jeppesen, aged 19, who immigrated to the United States from Denmark, in 1893
  • Andrea M. Jeppesen, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1894
  • Annie A.N. Jeppesen, aged 25, who immigrated to America, in 1896
Jeppesen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Alfred J.N. Jeppesen, aged 0, who settled in America from Denmark, in 1902
  • Aage Jeppesen, aged 18, who landed in America from Denmark, in 1902
  • Anna Maria Jeppesen, aged 17, who landed in America from Ringe, Denmark, in 1903
  • Augusta Jeppesen, aged 44, who settled in America from Horsens, Denmark, in 1911
  • Anthan Jeppesen, aged 17, who landed in America from Hoderup, Denmark, in 1911
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Contemporary Notables of the name Jeppesen (post 1700)

  • Travis Jeppesen (b. 1979), American novelist and poet
  • Elrey Borge Jeppesen (1907-1996), American aviation pioneer, founder of Jeppesen, now a Boeing Company in 1934
  • Sylvan A. Jeppesen, American politician, U.S. Attorney for Idaho, 1961-68 [2]
  • Larry M. Jeppesen, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, 2011 [2]
  • Martin Jeppesen (b. 1970), Danish veteran football player
  • Lars Krogh Jeppesen (b. 1979), Danish handball player
  • Knud Jeppesen (1892-1974), Danish composer, musicologist and writer

Citations

  1. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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