Popoff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Popoff surname is of Russian, Bulgarian, and Croatian origin, and is a patronymic
from an occupational
name. It comes from the Russian word "pop" meaning "priest," and the name generally means "son of the priest."
Early Origins of the Popoff family
The surname Popoff was first found in Russia, where the name originated in early times.
Early History of the Popoff family
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Popoff Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Popov, Popoff, Popovich, Papatov, Popovic and many more.
Early Notables of the Popoff family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Popoff family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrew Popovich, who immigrated to Louisiana in 1860; Lazar Popovich, who was naturalized in California in 1884; Mijk Popovic, who applied for naturalization in Indiana in 1900.
Contemporary Notables of the name Popoff (post 1700)
- A. Jay Popoff (b. 1973), American soundtrack editor from Palm Springs, California, known for Mr. Deeds (2002), Crossroads (2002) and Central Intelligence (2016)
- Constantine Popoff, American priest from Illinois who translated Tolstoy's What I Believe in 1886
- Frank Popoff (b. 1930), American businessman and chemist
- Charles Popoff, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972, 1976; Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1977 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Sébastien Popoff, French Research Fellow at Institut Langevin, CNRS-ESPCI
- Alicia Dawn Popoff (1950-2015), Canadian abstract painter from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, known for her works in acrylics and for her sculptures
- Martin Popoff (b. 1963), Canadian-born music journalist and critic
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