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Schweppe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Schweppe can be classified as occupational, derived from the trade, office or profession of the first bearer of the name. In this case, Schweppe is based on "swepe," a long board nailed under the rafters of a roof, suggesting a carpenter or roofer. Or the surname Schweppe may derive from the Westphalian word "swippe," meaning "whip." In Bavaria, the name can take on the suffix "-l" creating names like Schwippl. The low German suffix "-ke" can also be added to the name, making Schwippke.

Early Origins of the Schweppe family


The surname Schweppe was first found in lower Germany. where the name Schweppe can be traced back to the 17th Century. Catharina Elisabeth Schweppe, was christened in Versmold, Westphalia in 1693, and Adolph Heinrich Wilhelm Schweppe in Schoetmar, Westphalia in 1789. The name was also recorded in Quedlinberg, in the Saxony-Anhalt region, as Schwippe in 1601, Schwöppe in 1605, and Schwibbe in 1708.

Early History of the Schweppe family


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Schweppe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schweppe, Schwepe, Schwepenhauer, Schwippe, Schwippl, Schwibbe, Schwöppe and many more.

Early Notables of the Schweppe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Schweppe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schweppe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John William Schweppe was naturalized in Illinois in 1840
  • Matias Schweppe, who arrived in New York in 1847
  • Conrad Schweppe and his son Conrad and daughters Louis and Florentine, who settled in America 1858
  • Anna Schweppe, who arrived in New York in 1864
  • Wilhelmine Schweppe, who settled in Texas in 1869
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Contemporary Notables of the name Schweppe (post 1700)


  • Walter Schweppe, American Republican politician, Mayor of Butler, Pennsylvania, 1954-56, 1962 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Al Schweppe, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Johann Jacob Schweppe (1740-1821), German-born naturalised Swiss watchmaker and inventor who developed the first practical process to manufacture carbonated mineral water, founder of the Schweppes Company, the beverage brand in 1783
  • Gerlind O Schweppe (b. 1963), German dancer

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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