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Popper History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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


Early Origins of the Popper family


The surname Popper was first found in Westphalia, where the name Popper 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.

Early History of the Popper family


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Popper Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Popper family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Popper family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Popper Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Gerh Popper, who is on record with his four children in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1846
  • Joh Gerh Popper, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • A Cath Christ Popper, who landed in St Louis, Missouri in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Veit Popper, aged 43, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1871 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bertha Popper, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1892
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Popper Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arnold Popper, aged 11, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Adolf Popper, aged 41, who landed in America from London, in 1904
  • August Popper, aged 43, who settled in America from Vienna, Austria, in 1907
  • Barbara Popper, aged 54, who landed in America from Haid, Austria, in 1907
  • Alexander Popper, aged 19, who settled in America from Budapest, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Popper Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard Popper, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Popper (post 1700)


  • Kathryn Naomi Popper (1915-2016), born Kathryn Naomi Tropser, an American actress, best known for her roles as a photographer in the 1941 film Citizen Kane
  • David H. Popper (1912-2008), American diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Cyprus (1969-73)
  • John Popper, American singer was the front man for "Blues Traveller" beginning in the 1980s
  • William J. Popper, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 15th District, 1908 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Irene Popper, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David Henry Popper (b. 1912), American politician, U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, 1969-73; Chile, 1973-77 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • David Popper (1843-1913), Bohemian cellist and composer
  • Siegfried Popper (1848-1933), Austrian naval constructor
  • Josef Popper (1838-1921), Austrian engineer and author
  • Frank Popper (b. 1918), Czech historian of art and technology
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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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