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Kopf Early Origins



The surname Kopf was first found in Bavaria, where the name Kopff was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Kopf Spelling Variations


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Kopf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kopff, Kopf, Kopffenberg, Kopffinger, Kopfer, Kopfen, Kopffs, Kopfmann and many more.

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Kopf Early History


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Kopf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kopf research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1829 and 1865 are included under the topic Early Kopf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kopf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kopf Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kopf 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:

Kopf Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Kopf, who arrived in America in 1783 [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)

Kopf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andr H. Kopf, who settled in New York, NY in 1853
  • Charles Kopf, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1856 [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)
  • Mathias Kopf, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1857 [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)
  • Michael Kopf, who landed in Ohio in 1859 [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)
  • Alois Kopf, who setted in Philadelphia in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kopf (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kopf (post 1700)



  • Walter Henry "Wally" Kopf (1899-1979), American Major League Baseball player who played for the New York Giants in 1921
  • David Kopf, American professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota
  • Herbert M. "Herb" Kopf (b. 1895), American college football head coach of Manhattan College from 1938–1942 and the Boston Yanks from 1944-1946
  • William Lorenz "Larry" Kopf (1890-1986), American Major League Baseball player who played from 1913 through 1923, brother of Herbert M. Kopf
  • Lorenz Kopf, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from New Britain, 1906, 1910, 1912 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carmen Kopf, American Republican politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ernst Köpf Sr. (b. 1940), West German bronze medalist ice hockey player at the 1976 Winter Olympics
  • Hinrich Wilhelm Kopf (1893-1961), German politician, Prime Minister of Lower Saxony (1946 to 1955) and (1959 to 1961)
  • Jakub Józef Kopf (1915-1983), Polish basketball player at the 1936 Summer Olympics

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania 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 Kopf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kopf 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 12 January 2016 at 13:02.

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