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Tofper Early Origins



The surname Tofper was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Tofper Spelling Variations


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Tofper Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Topfer, Toppfer, Topper, Tofper, Topfere, Topfers, Topferes, Topferr, Topferse, Topfeer, Toppers, Toppere, Topfor, Topher and many more.

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Tofper Early History


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Tofper Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tofper research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 175 and 1750 are included under the topic Early Tofper History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tofper Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tofper Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Balthasar Topfer, who arrived in Carolina in 1744; Juliane Topfer, who came to Baltimore in 1832; and Adam Topfer, who came to New York in 1858. The biggest migration of the Topfer family was in 1876.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Tofper Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tofper 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 26 June 2014 at 14:06.

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