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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



    Other References

    1. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. 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. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. 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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