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The Trempe surname may be derived from the Middle High German word "trumpe," meaning "drum." Or, it may come from the place name, Trampe in Uckermark, a district in present day Brandenburg, but which was claimed by Pomerania in medieval times.

Trempe Early Origins



The surname Trempe was first found in Mecklenburg and Pomerania, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. There is an early record of Willeke (von) Tramp, a Pomeranian knight, in 1280. Over time, the family name branched into other houses, where their influence continued to be felt because of the important role they played in the local social and political affairs.

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Trempe Spelling Variations


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Trempe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tramp, Trampe, Trump, Trumpe, Trempe, Von Tramp and many more.

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Trempe Early History


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Trempe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Trempe research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1736 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Trempe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Trempe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Trempe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Trempe 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 were:

Trempe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Muisie Trempe, aged 41, who settled in Sault St. Marie, Michigan, in 1911
  • Anna Trempe, who landed in America, in 1915

Trempe Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • L. J. Trempe, aged 50, destined for Canada, in 1903
  • Jean Trempe, aged 45, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Trempe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Trempe (post 1700)



  • Emily Trempe, American actress, producer and editor

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Trempe Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Trempe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Trempe 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 13 March 2014 at 15:57.

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