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The Schrapel surname is thought to be derived from the Bavarian dialect word "schropp," meaning a "pile of earth," and may have been a nickname for a rough or course person.

Schrapel Early Origins



The surname Schrapel was first found in the Southern German states. Early records include a Johann Schrope in North Hesse in 1312, H.Scrupe in Stettin in 1350 and Lienhard der Schroppe in Tyrol in 1375.

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Schrapel Spelling Variations


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Schrapel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schropp, Schröpp, Schröppel, Schrap, Schreeb, Schrepp, Schrepl, Schröd, Schrodt and many more.

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Schrapel Early History


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Schrapel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schrapel research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1755 is included under the topic Early Schrapel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schrapel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schrapel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Schrapel 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: Johan Adam Schroff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734; Johann Adam Schroff, who came to Philadelphia in 1734; Matthaus Schrod, who came to America in 1741.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    The Schrapel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schrapel 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 28 December 2012 at 03:48.

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