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Early Origins of the Papen family

The surname Papen was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Pape is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

Early History of the Papen family

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Papen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pape, Papegaey, Papegoya, Papejans, Papeleu, Papelier, Papenbroeck, Papenburg, Papenda and many more.

Early Notables of the Papen family (pre 1700)

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United States Papen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Papen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Hewart Papen, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1691-1692 [1]
  • Heivert Papen, his wife E. Rittinghuysen and their five daughters, who arrived in Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1693

  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) on Facebook