Early Origins of the Yep family
The surname Yep was first found in Oldenburg in Lower Saxony
where the name Jepp was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Yep family
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Yep Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Jepp, Jeppema, Jeepma, Chepp, Chep, Cheppa, Yep, Yek, Yepes, Jappa, Jappin, Jabbe, Jabeek, Jabach and many more.
Early Notables of the Yep family (pre 1700)
Migration of the Yep family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jon Jepp, who settled in North Carolina in 1701; John Jepp, who arrived in Baltimore in 1799; Detlev Heinrich Jepp, who settled in Texas in 1852; Henry M. Jepp, who came to Scott Co., IA in 1858.