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The roots of the German surname Rempen 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.

Rempen Early Origins



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

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Rempen Spelling Variations


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Rempen Spelling Variations



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

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Rempen Early History


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Rempen Early History



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

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Rempen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rempen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rempen 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 or some of its variants were: Ferdinand F. Rempel, who was naturalized in Ohio in 1845; Heinrich Rempel, who sailed from Bremen to New York in 1866; Abraham Rempel, a Mennonite who immigrated to Manitoba in 1875.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Rempen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rempen 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 30 July 2013 at 14:58.

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