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

Poppell Early Origins



The surname Poppell was first found in Westphalia, where the name Poppell 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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Poppell Spelling Variations


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Poppell 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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Poppell Early History


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Poppell Early History



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

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Poppell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poppell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Poppell 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:

Poppell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Daniel Poppell, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Steinwaerder" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEINWARDER 1849 aka STEINWAERDER. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Steinwarder.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Poppell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Poppell (post 1700)



  • Jeff Poppell, American competitive swimming coach at the South Carolina Gamecocks
  • Lauren Poppell (b. 1999), American model and beauty pageant holder, Miss South Carolina
  • Ralph Poppell, American politician, Member of the Florida House of Representatives (2002-2010)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEINWARDER 1849 aka STEINWAERDER. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Steinwarder.htm

Other References

  1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  3. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  5. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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The Poppell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poppell 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 12 December 2014 at 08:46.

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