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The name Keppler, which is a 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.

Keppler Early Origins



The surname Keppler was first found in Bohemia, where the name was an integral part of the 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.

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Keppler Spelling Variations


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Keppler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Keppler, Kepler, Kaeppler, Kaepler, Kaeppel, Keppel, Kepel, Kepele, Keppner and many more.

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Keppler Early History


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Keppler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keppler research. Another 377 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1579, 1718, 1733, 1571 and 1630 are included under the topic Early Keppler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Keppler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Keppler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Keppler 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:

Keppler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Simon Keppler arrived in Philadelphia in 1754
  • Simon Keppler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Jacob Keppler, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765

Keppler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Keppler, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1832
  • Marie Keppler, aged 28, landed in New York, NY in 1849
  • Jacob Keppler arrived in New York in 1849
  • Joh Keppler, aged 20, landed in New York in 1854
  • William Keppler, who arrived in Mississippi in 1857
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Keppler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Keppler (post 1700)



  • Ernest C. Keppler, American Republican politician, Member of Wisconsin State Senate 10th District, 1961-77
  • William Edmund Keppler (b. 1922), prominent American management consultant
  • Charles Briel Keppler (b. 1917), American physician specializing in internal medicine
  • Joseph Keppler (1838-1894), American cartoonist, famous for his political cartoons
  • Boatswain's Mate First Class Reinhardt John Keppler, American soldier awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1942

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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    The Keppler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Keppler 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 1 December 2016 at 18:05.

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