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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)



  • 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
  • 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
  • ... (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. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. 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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