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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. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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