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

Poppen Early Origins



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


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Poppen 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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Poppen Early History


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Poppen Early History



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

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Poppen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poppen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Poppen 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:

Poppen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Poppen, who arrived in Maryland in 1670

Poppen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hilligje Poppen, who landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Hilligje Poppen, who came to New York city in 1847
  • Adam H Poppen, aged 30, landed in New York, NY in 1855

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Contemporary Notables of the name Poppen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Poppen (post 1700)



  • Brent Poppen (b. 1973), American disability advocate, author and gold, silver and bronze medalist Paralympian
  • John Poppen, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives from Allegan County, 1928, 1930
  • Diemut Poppen, German violinist
  • Christoph Poppen (b. 1956), German conductor, violinist and academic teacher, Artistic Director of the ARD International Music Competition from 2000 to 2005
  • Claudio Poppen (b. 1974), Aruban footballer who played for Aruba national team in 2002

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Poppen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poppen 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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