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Topfere Early Origins



The surname Topfere 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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Topfere Spelling Variations


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Topfere 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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Topfere Early History


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Topfere Early History



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

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Topfere Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Topfere Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Topfere 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: 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. 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).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Topfere Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Topfere 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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