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Leppard Early Origins



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

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Leppard Spelling Variations


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Leppard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leopard, Leppard, Lepart, Lepard and others.

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Leppard Early History


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Leppard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leppard research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leppard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leppard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leppard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leppard 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:

Leppard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Leppard, aged 29, arrived in Maine in 1812

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leppard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leppard (post 1700)



  • James Ernest Leppard Jr., American politician, Member of South Carolina State Senate from Chesterfield County, 1951-58
  • James Ernest Leppard, American politician, Member of South Carolina State Senate from Chesterfield County, 1943-46
  • Edward McIver Leppard, American politician, Member of South Carolina State Senate from Chesterfield County, 1963-66
  • Ben Tillman Leppard, American Democrat politician, South Carolina Democratic State Chair, 1937; Member of South Carolina State Senate from Greenville County, 1937-40
  • Mrs. Ben T. Leppard, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1948
  • Tom Leppard (1936-2016), born Tom Wooldridge, British soldier considered by the Guinness World Records to be the world's most tattooed man
  • Raymond John Leppard (b. 1927), British musician, one of the foremost conductors of the twentieth century
  • David Leppard, British journalist and former editor of The Sunday Times investigative unit, the Insight team

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Leppard Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Leppard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leppard 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 15 June 2016 at 09:05.

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