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Early Origins of the Kropf family


The surname Kropf was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. 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.

Early History of the Kropf family


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Kropf Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Krap, Krapp, Krapf, Krappf, Kraap, Kraps, Krapps, Krapes, Krappes, Krapfs, Krapfes, Krappfs and many more.

Early Notables of the Kropf family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kropf family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kropf Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christian Kropf, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729 [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)

Kropf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Kropf, aged 16, who landed in New York in 1864 [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)

Kropf Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Kropf, who landed in Canada in 1831

Contemporary Notables of the name Kropf (post 1700)


  • Jeff Kropf, American farmer and former politician, Oregon State Representative (2005-2006), host of a conservative talk radio show named The Jeff Kropf Show

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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)

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