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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."

Popoff Early Origins



The surname Popoff was first found in Russia, where the name originated in early times.

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Popoff Spelling Variations


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Popoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Popov, Popoff, Popovich, Papatov, Popovic and many more.

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Popoff Early History


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Popoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Popoff research. Another 335 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1722, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1785, 1790, 1822, 1833, and 1894 are included under the topic Early Popoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Popoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Popoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Popoff 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: 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Popoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Popoff (post 1700)



  • Charles Popoff, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972, 1976; Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1977
  • Frank Popoff (b. 1930), American businessman and chemist
  • Martin Popoff (b. 1963), Canadian-born music journalist and critic

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Popoff Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Popoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Popoff 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 22 January 2016 at 11:37.

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