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Early Origins of the Koepp family

The surname Koepp was first found in Saxony, where the name Kopke became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Koepp family

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Koepp Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Kopke, Kepke, Koepke, Koepcke, Koepp, Kopka and others.

Early Notables of the Koepp family

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Koepp Ranking

In the United States, the name Koepp is the 13,026th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 1

United States Koepp migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Koepp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • E W Koepp, who arrived in America in 1881 2
  • Wilhelm Koepp, who landed in Iowa in 1888 2

Contemporary Notables of the name Koepp (post 1700) +

  • David Koepp (b. 1963), American screenwriter and film director; as the sixth most successful screenwriter of all time, he has amassed a total gross of over $2.3 billion
  • Ewald Koepp Jr., American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1992 3
  • Volker Koepp (b. 1944), German documentary film producer
  • Jean-Pierre Koepp (1934-2010), Luxembourg politician and restaurateur from Holzthum

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  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from on Facebook