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The Papadopoulos surname is derived from the Classical Greek "pappas," with the patronymic suffix "opoulos;" put together, the name means "the son of the priest."

Papadopoulos Early Origins



The surname Papadopoulos was first found in the islands of Crete and Candia.

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Papadopoulos Spelling Variations


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Papadopoulos Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Papadoupolis, Papadopoulos, Papadopolis and many more.

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Papadopoulos Early History


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Papadopoulos Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Papadopoulos research. Another 280 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1821 and 1833 are included under the topic Early Papadopoulos History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Papadopoulos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Papadopoulos Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Papadopoulos 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:

Papadopoulos Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexandra Papadopoulos, aged 19, who settled in America from Athens, Greece, in 1908
  • Christos Papadopoulos, aged 25, who landed in America from Sirbani, Greece, in 1909
  • Christos Papadopoulos, aged 25, who settled in America from Agoulinitsa, Greece, in 1910
  • Athanasia Papadopoulos, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from Courtagia, Greece, in 1910
  • Alexandros Papadopoulos, aged 19, who landed in America from Nemea, Greece, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Papadopoulos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Papadopoulos (post 1700)



  • Tassos Papadopoulos (b. 1934), President of Cypress (2000-2008)
  • George Papadopoulos (1919-1999), Greek political leader who led a military junta that seized power in Greece in 1967. He was tried for treason with the restoration of constitutional government in 1974
  • Demetrios Papadopoulos, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Aristotle University in Greece
  • Lazaros Papadopoulos (b. 1980), Greek basketball player, member of the national team
  • Dimitrios Papadopoulos (1914-1991), Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church from 1972-91

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Papadopoulos Historic Events


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Papadopoulos Historic Events




Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

  • Christos Michael Papadopoulos (1943-1988), American Passenger from North Lawrence, New York, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    11. ...

    The Papadopoulos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Papadopoulos 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 13 April 2015 at 05:12.

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