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Koopman Early Origins



The surname Koopman was first found in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the Counts of Holland, one of the oldest groups of families in that area. They held a family seat at Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Koopman Spelling Variations


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Koopman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Coopman, Koopman, Coopmann, Coopeman, Cooppman, Coopmane, Coopmanes, Coopmanns, Coopmanne, van Coop, Coop and many more.

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Koopman Early History


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Koopman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koopman research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1647, 1693 and 1262 are included under the topic Early Koopman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Koopman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Koopman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Koopman 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:

Koopman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Claus George Koopman, who settled in New York in 1792
  • A. J. Koopman, who setted in Providence, Rhode Island in 1798

Koopman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Koopman, who settled in Mississippi in 1820
  • Johann Heinrich Koopman, aged 39, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Mientje Koopman, aged 30, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Frederik Jan Koopman, aged 29, who landed in New York, NY in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Bernard William Koopman, who arrived in Indiana sometime between 1853 and 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Koopman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Koopman (post 1700)



  • Elias Bernard Koopman (1860-1929), founder of the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company in 1895
  • Bernard Osgood Koopman (1900-1981), French-born American mathematician, co-creator of the Pitman–Koopman–Darmois theorem
  • Peter F. Koopman, American politician, Candidate for Michigan State Senate 23rd District, 1918
  • Martha Koopman, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1936, 1937
  • Martin Koopman (b. 1956), Dutch former football midfielder
  • Ton Koopman (b. 1944), Dutch conductor, organist and harpsichordist from Zwolle
  • Wilhelmus Frederikus "Pim" Koopman (1953-2009), Dutch drummer and percussionist of the Dutch rock band, Kayak

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  3. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  11. ...

The Koopman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Koopman 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 6 April 2016 at 14:52.

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