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The roots of the German surname Rempel lie in the former duchy of Silesia, now part of Poland. The name means, simply, "son of Rempel," and was a popular first name in Silesia during the Middle Ages.

Rempel Early Origins



The surname Rempel was first found in Silesia, where it first emerged as a personal name. The first recorded bearer of Rempel as a first name was Rempel v. Nymancz, who lived in Glatz in 1350. The first instance of Rempel as a surname occurred in Breslau, where Matern Rempel was living in 1347. The young Rempel family was instrumental during these early times, playing an important role in the development of medieval German society.

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Rempel Spelling Variations


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Rempel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rempel, Remple, Remplin, Remp, Rempe and others.

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Rempel Early History


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Rempel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rempel research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1347, 1815, 1868 and 1856 are included under the topic Early Rempel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rempel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rempel Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rempel 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:

Rempel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Catharine Rempel, aged 31, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • David Rempel, aged 11, arrived in New York, NY in 1876
  • Elizabeth Rempel, aged 23, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • Gerad Rempel, aged 59, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • Abraham Rempel, aged 7, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rempel Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Dietrich Rempel, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Jacob Rempel, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • John Rempel, who landed in Manitoba in 1875
  • Franz Rempel, who landed in Manitoba in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rempel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rempel (post 1700)



  • Hans Paul Joachim Rempel (b. 1904), German publisher and chief editor
  • Chad Rempel (b. 1982), Canadian professional football player
  • Shannon Rempel (b. 1984), Canadian speed skater

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Rempel Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    8. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rempel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rempel 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 25 May 2016 at 12:54.

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