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Lepp is a common Mennonite name of Prussian or Dutch background. The name appeared in [[Heubuden (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Heubuden]], [[Tiegenhagen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Tiegenhagen]], [[Ladekopp (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Ladekopp]], [[Rosenort Mennonite Church (Rosenort, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Rosenort]], [[Neunhuben (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Neunhuben]], etc. It is first recorded in [[Orlofferfelde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Orlofferfelde]]in 1601. From Prussia the name spread to [[Russia|Russia]] and [[North America|North America]]. It is likely that the name Leppke found in [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] circles in the [[United States of America|United States]] is of different background. [[Lepp, Peter Heinrich (1817-1871)|Peter H. Lepp]], the pioneer Mennonite industrialist of [[Chortitza Mennonite Settlement (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Chortitza]], was a well-known member of the family. [[Lepp, Aron (1827-1913)|Aron Lepp]] was an elder of the Mennonite Brethren Church at [[Einlage (Chortitza Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Einlage]]. [[Lepp, Eduard Hermann (1850-1926)|Eduard H. Lepp]] was a significant member of the Mennonite church of Danzig. Hermann P. Lepp was pastor of the Mennonite church at Harrow, Ontario.
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Lepp is a common Mennonite name of Prussian or Dutch background. The name appeared in [[Heubuden (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Heubuden]], [[Tiegenhagen (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Tiegenhagen]], [[Ladekopp (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Ladekopp]], [[Rosenort Mennonite Church (Rosenort, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Rosenort]], [[Neunhuben (Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Neunhuben]], etc. It is first recorded in [[Orlofferfelde (Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland)|Orlofferfelde ]]in 1601. From Prussia the name spread to [[Russia|Russia]] and [[North America|North America]]. It is likely that the name Leppke found in [[Mennonite Brethren Church|Mennonite Brethren]] circles in the [[United States of America|United States]] is of different background. [[Lepp, Peter Heinrich (1817-1871)|Peter H. Lepp]], the pioneer Mennonite industrialist of [[Chortitza Mennonite Settlement (Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Chortitza]], was a well-known member of the family. [[Lepp, Aron (1827-1913)|Aron Lepp]] was an elder of the Mennonite Brethren Church at [[Einlage (Chortitza Mennonite Settlement, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine)|Einlage]]. [[Lepp, Eduard Hermann (1850-1926)|Eduard H. Lepp]] was a significant member of the Mennonite church of Danzig. Hermann P. Lepp was pastor of the Mennonite church at Harrow, Ontario.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Reimer, Gustav E. <em>Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten.</em> Weierhof, 1940: 113.
 
Reimer, Gustav E. <em>Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten.</em> Weierhof, 1940: 113.
 
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Lepp is a common Mennonite name of Prussian or Dutch background. The name appeared in Heubuden, Tiegenhagen, Ladekopp, Rosenort, Neunhuben, etc. It is first recorded in Orlofferfelde in 1601. From Prussia the name spread to Russia and North America. It is likely that the name Leppke found in Mennonite Brethren circles in the United States is of different background. Peter H. Lepp, the pioneer Mennonite industrialist of Chortitza, was a well-known member of the family. Aron Lepp was an elder of the Mennonite Brethren Church at Einlage. Eduard H. Lepp was a significant member of the Mennonite church of Danzig. Hermann P. Lepp was pastor of the Mennonite church at Harrow, Ontario.

Bibliography

Reimer, Gustav E. Die Familiennamen der westpreussischen Mennoniten. Weierhof, 1940: 113.


Author(s) Cornelius Krahn
Date Published 1957


Cite This Article

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Krahn, Cornelius. "Lepp (Loep, Leepp, Lipp, Lippe) family." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 27 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lepp_(Loep,_Leepp,_Lipp,_Lippe)_family&oldid=92440.

APA style

Krahn, Cornelius. (1957). Lepp (Loep, Leepp, Lipp, Lippe) family. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Lepp_(Loep,_Leepp,_Lipp,_Lippe)_family&oldid=92440.




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