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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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. 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).
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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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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