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.
Early Origins of the Kaeppel family
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.
Early History of the Kaeppel family
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Kaeppel Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Keppler, Kepler, Kaeppler, Kaepler, Kaeppel, Keppel, Kepel, Kepele, Keppner and many more.
Early Notables of the Kaeppel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kaeppel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hans Bernhard Kepler, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1740; Joachim Kepler settled in Pennsylvania in 1753; Simon Keppler arrived in Philadelphia in 1754.
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