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Tappen Early Origins



The surname Tappen was first found in East Prussia, where the name Tepper came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

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Tappen Spelling Variations


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Tappen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tepper, Teper, Teppere, Teppers, Tepperes, Tepers, Tepere, Tepperr, Teeper, Teppeer, Teppe, Tepperman and many more.

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Tappen Early History


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Tappen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tappen research. Another 238 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1768, 1836, and 1861 are included under the topic Early Tappen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tappen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tappen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tappen 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: settlers who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States, and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tappen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tappen (post 1700)



  • Thomas Tappen, American politician, Member of New York State Senate Middle District, 1797-98
  • John B. C. Tappen, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908
  • Gabriel Tappen, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Onondaga County, 1833
  • Christopher Tappen, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Ulster County, 1788-90; Postmaster at Kingston, New York, 1793; Member of New York State Senate Middle District, 1796-97, 1798-99
  • Abraham B. Tappen, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1858

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. 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. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Tappen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tappen 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 27 January 2016 at 09:47.

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