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The Popovich 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."

Popovich Early Origins



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

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Popovich Spelling Variations


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Popovich Spelling Variations



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

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Popovich Early History


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Popovich Early History



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

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Popovich Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Popovich Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Popovich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Popovich, who immigrated to Louisiana in 1860
  • Lazar Popovich, who was naturalized in California in 1884
  • Andrea Popovich, aged 50, who settled in America from Risana, in 1899

Popovich Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Blajo Popovich, aged 27, who emigrated to America from Teclic, Montenegro, in 1907
  • Blazo Popovich, aged 19, who landed in America from Zagreda, Montengro, in 1907
  • Egid Popovich, aged 17, who settled in America from Kaglevickkaza, Hungary, in 1907
  • Gajo Popovich, aged 28, who emigrated to the United States from Zagreda, Montengro, in 1907
  • Dovnica Popovich, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States from Castelnova, Austria, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Popovich (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Popovich (post 1700)



  • Zoran Popovich (b. 1931), senior judge on the Pennsylvania Superior Court
  • Peter Stephen Popovich (1920-1996), American lawyer, politician, and judge from Minnesota
  • Milton John Popovich (1915-2005), professional American football halfback
  • Derek Popovich (b. 1981), midfielder who last played for American USL
  • Erin Popovich (b. 1985), three-time United States Paralympic swimmer
  • Paul Edward Popovich (b. 1940), infielder for the Chicago Cubs
  • Gregg Popovich (b. 1949), American basketball coach
  • Peter S. Popovich, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952 (alternate), 1956
  • Peter Popovich Sr., American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956
  • Otto Popovich, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1934
  • ... (Another 4 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. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    3. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    7. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    8. 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.
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. 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.
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    The Popovich Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Popovich 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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