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Shepp Early Origins



The surname Shepp was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Liege, a province in Belgium, center of Walloon country. Within this province the notable towns are Liege, the capital city, seat of the great cathedral of St. Lambert destroyed in 1794. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Shepp Spelling Variations


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Shepp Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schupp, Schuppen, Schoepen, Scoeppingk and others.

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Shepp Early History


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Shepp Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shepp research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1852 is included under the topic Early Shepp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Shepp Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Shepp Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Shepp 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:

Shepp Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Shepp, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1845 and 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Shepp (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Shepp (post 1700)



  • Saniel B. Shepp, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1908
  • Laura C. Shepp, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956 (alternate)

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Shepp Family Crest Products


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Shepp Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Shepp Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Shepp 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 19 October 2015 at 13:28.

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