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Multiple Origins for the Surname Riopel


German


Riopel Early Origins



The surname Riopel was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Riopel Spelling Variations


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Riopel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ruppert, Rupprecht, Ruppert, Ruperecht, Ruprecht and many more.

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Riopel Early History


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Riopel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riopel research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1790, and 1871 are included under the topic Early Riopel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riopel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riopel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Riopel 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:

Riopel Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Riopel, aged 66, who settled in Rockford, Ill., in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Riopel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Riopel (post 1700)



  • Louis-Joseph Riopel (1841-1915), Canadian lawyer, notary and political figure in Quebec
  • Nicola Riopel (b. 1989), Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender

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Riopel Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Riopel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riopel 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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