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.
Early Origins of the Schrapel family
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.
Early History of the Schrapel family
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Schrapel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Schropp, Schröpp, Schröppel, Schrap, Schreeb, Schrepp, Schrepl, Schröd, Schrodt and many more.
Early Notables of the Schrapel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Schrapel family to the New World and Oceana
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.