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The name Karp emerged in Pomerania, which was a territory of Germany and a maritime province of Prussia.

Karp Early Origins



The surname Karp was first found in Pomerania, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include one "Karpe von Rostock" (c.1257,) and the knight Emecho Karpe who was born in 1270 in Mainz.

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Karp Spelling Variations


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Karp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Karp, Karpf, Karpe, Karpfen, Karpen, Carp, Carpf, Carpe, Carpfen, Carpen, Karpff, Karpffe, Karpffen, Carpff, Carpffe and many more.

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Karp Early History


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Karp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Karp research. Another 313 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 127 and 1270 are included under the topic Early Karp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Karp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Karp Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Karp 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:

Karp Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Karp, who arrived in Virginia in 1663

Karp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Fra Karp, who settled in Virginia in 1705
  • Fra Karp, who arrived in Virginia in 1705
  • Peter Karp, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1768
  • Peter Karp, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1768

Karp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Karp, who arrived in America in 1854
  • Anna Maria Karp, aged 36, landed in America in 1854
  • Friedr Karp, aged 5, landed in America in 1854
  • Gg Karp, aged 3, arrived in America in 1854
  • Joh Karp, aged 39, landed in America in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Karp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Karp (post 1700)



  • Marcelle Karp (b. 1964), American feminist writer and director, pen name Betty Boob
  • Richard Karp (b. 1935), American computer scientist and Turing Award recipient
  • Kobi Karp (b. 1962), American architect
  • Carol Karp (1926-1972), American mathematician, professor at the University of Maryland
  • Barrie Karp (b. 1945), American philosopher and visual artist
  • Walter Karp (1934-1989), American writer and historian
  • David A. Karp, American sociologist
  • Theodore Cyrus Karp (1926-2015), American musicologist
  • David Karp (1922-1999), prolific American writer who has written for television, radio, magazines and books
  • Peter Simon Karp (b. 1932), American research institute executive
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Karp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Karp 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 18 November 2015 at 09:40.

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