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Kopfman Early Origins



The surname Kopfman 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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Kopfman Spelling Variations


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Kopfman Spelling Variations



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

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Kopfman Early History


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Kopfman Early History



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

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Kopfman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kopfman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kopfman 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 or some of its variants were: Anna Sophia Kopff, who settled in New York in 1710; Jacob Henry Kopfer, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773; Andr H. Kopf, who settled in New York, NY in 1853.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kopfman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kopfman (post 1700)



  • Jenifer Kopfman, American Associate Professor and Director of B.A. in Public Health at the College of Charleston

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Citations


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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Kopfman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kopfman 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 26 November 2013 at 07:39.

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