Rempe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rempe family

The surname Rempe was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in the county.

Early History of the Rempe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rempe research. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1455, and 1487 are included under the topic Early Rempe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rempe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rump, Rumpe, Rumpp and others.

Early Notables of the Rempe family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Rempe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Rempe migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rempe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Elizabeth Rempe, who arrived in Iowa in 1868 [1]
  • Geertje Rempe, who landed in Iowa in 1868 [1]
  • Hendrik Rempe, who arrived in Iowa in 1868 [1]
  • Jan Rempe, who landed in Iowa in 1868 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rempe (post 1700) +

  • James "Jim" Rempe (b. 1947), American professional pocket billiards player, inducted into the Billiard Congress of America's Hall of Fame in 2002
  • Gerhard Rempe (b. 1956), German physicist, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and Honorary Professor at the Technical University of Munich
  • Lasse Rempe (b. 1978), German mathematician

Bismarck
  • Fritz Rempe (1920-1941), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]


  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. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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