Shupe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Shupe family

The surname Shupe 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.

Early History of the Shupe family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Shupe research. Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1852 is included under the topic Early Shupe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Shupe Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Shupe family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Shupe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Canada Shupe migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Shupe Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Daniel Shupe, who settled in Canada in 1831
  • Daniel Shupe, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Contemporary Notables of the name Shupe (post 1700) +

  • Gordon H. Shupe, United States Geological Survey (USGS) cartographic technician, eponym of Shupe Peak, Antarctica
  • Vincent William Shupe (1921-1962), American Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Boston Braves in 1945
  • Anson D. Shupe (b. 1948), American sociologist and Professor of Sociology at the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus at Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Reed Shupe, American politician, Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, 1940-42 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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