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The Popov 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."

Popov Early Origins



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

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Popov Spelling Variations


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Popov Spelling Variations



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

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Popov Early History


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Popov Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Popov 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 Popov History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Popov Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Popov Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Popov Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Popov, aged 13, who emigrated to the United States from Saptecoy, Hungary, in 1906
  • Annjelina Popov, aged 20, who landed in America from Csene, Hungary, in 1907
  • Filip Popov, aged 45, who settled in America from Szerbittebe, Hungary, in 1907
  • Fivojka Popov, aged 22, who landed in America from Csene, Hungary, in 1907
  • Fsiva Popov, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Dinyos, Hungary, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Popov (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Popov (post 1700)



  • Egor Popov (1913-2001), Russian-American structural and seismic engineer
  • Oleg Konstantinovich Popov (1930-2016), nicknamed "Clown Soleil" ("Sunshine clown"), a Soviet and Russian clown and circus artist
  • Gavriil Nikolayevich Popov (1904-1972), Russian composer
  • Denis Popov (b. 1979), Russian football player
  • Aleksandr Stepanovich Popov (1859-1905), Russian physicist, credited with the invention of wireless telegraphy in 1895 by Russia
  • Dimitar Iliev Popov (1927-2015), Bulgarian judge and politician, 41st Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1990-1991)
  • Aleksandr Popov (b. 1971), Russian swimmer who won two gold and two silver medals in swimming at the 1996 Olympic games
  • Gavriil Kharitonovich Popov (b. 1936), Russian politician and educator, head of the faculty of economics at Moscow State University from 1977-80, and mayor of Moscow in 1991-92
  • Dimitar Ivanov Popov (1894-1975), Bulgarian organic chemist
  • Dimitar Popov (b. 1970), Bulgarian footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
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    The Popov Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Popov 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 14 December 2016 at 13:28.

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