Origins Available: German
The Trumpe 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.
Early Origins of the Trumpe family
The surname Trumpe 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.
Early History of the Trumpe family
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Trumpe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tramp, Trampe, Trump, Trumpe, Trempe, Von Tramp and many more.
Early Notables of the Trumpe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Trumpe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Michael Trumpf, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1775; Georg Jacob Trumpf, who arrived in North America in 1868; and Gustav Trumpf, who came to Indiana in 1884..