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The distinguished surname Loparr is of German origin. It is derived from "Loop," the name of a city located in the northern state of Holstein. Alternatively, it may also be derived from "Loope," the name of a town on the Sieg River in Westphalia.

Loparr Early Origins



The surname Loparr was first found in the cities of Loop and Loope; it is likely that two separate branches of the families emerged in these two regions. The progenitor of the name is believed to have moved to another region from one of these cities, and was therefore referred to as "Loparr." The young Loparr family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval German society.

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Loparr Spelling Variations


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Loparr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Loop, Loup, Loper, Löper, Loepp, Löpp, Loppo and many more.

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Loparr Early History


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Loparr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loparr research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1648, 1716, 1786, 1831 and 1895 are included under the topic Early Loparr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loparr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loparr Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Loparr 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: Joseph Loper, who immigrated to Philadelphia in 1804; Remmer Loop, who emigrated from East Frisia to New York in 1855; John Loepp and Elisabeth Loepp, Mennonites who came to Philadelphia in 1877.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Loparr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loparr 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 4 February 2013 at 10:53.

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