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Multiple Origins for the Surname Popp


German


The Popp surname comes from the Germanic personal name Poppo, Boppo, of uncertain origin and meaning.

Popp Early Origins



The surname Popp was first found in Westphalia, where the name Popp emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. This surname comes from a Germanic personal name Poppo or Boppo of uncertain origin. It was a common given name among the counts of Henneberg and Babenberg in E. Frisia between the 9th and 14th centuries.

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Popp Spelling Variations


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Popp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Popp, Poppe, Bopp, Bopf, Popper, Poppen, Poppinga, Poppel, Boppel, Popkema and many more.

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Popp Early History


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Popp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Popp research. Another 156 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1277, 1280, and 1345 are included under the topic Early Popp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Popp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Popp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Popp 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:

Popp Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Popp, who landed in New England in 1635

Popp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Conrad Popp, who came to America in 1764
  • Conrad Popp, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764
  • Bernhard Popp, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • Bernhard Popp, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • Nicholas Popp, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Popp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George A Popp, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1840
  • John Popp, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Frank Popp, who landed in Texas in 1850-1906
  • Gottlieb Popp, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854
  • Ehrhard Popp, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Popp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Popp (post 1700)



  • Angela Cornelia Monica Popp (b. 1968), American who has worked as a director, screenwriter, songwriter and producer
  • Bernard Ferdinand Popp (b. 1917), American Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Cynthia J. Popp (b. 1962), American television director and producer
  • William Peter Popp (1877-1909), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Archbishop Nathaniel Popp (b. 1940), American Romanian Orthodox clergyman
  • Jim Popp (b. 1964), the American general manager of the Montreal Alouettes football club
  • Thomas L. Popp, American politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates from Allegany County, 1931-37
  • Thomas G. Popp, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 9th District, 1986
  • Jeanette Popp, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 99th District, 2004
  • Harold R. Popp, American politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 22nd District; Elected 1958
  • ... (Another 13 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Popp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Popp 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.

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