Koppen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Koppen family

The surname Koppen was first found in Germany, where the name Copen emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Koppen family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Koppen research. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the year 1754 is included under the topic Early Koppen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Koppen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Copan, Copaun, Copin, Coppin, Coben, Coban, Cobin, Kopen, Kopan, Kopen, Koppen, Koben, Koban, Kobin, Coepen and many more.

Early Notables of the Koppen family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Koppen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

United States Koppen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Koppen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Trina Koppen, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Dorothea Sophie Koppen, aged 71, who landed in America in 1843 [1]

Australia Koppen migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Koppen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Contemporary Notables of the name Koppen (post 1700) +

  • Gerhard Köppen, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 85 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEINWARDER 1849 aka STEINWAERDER. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Steinwarder.htm

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