Log in  | New? Register

457 Poppy members around the world

Stay informed about Poppy Family online & offline events!

Keep me informed as to Poppy Family online & offline events

My Poppy family came from?

See our recent family gatherings

Poppy Family History

Poppy derives from the German personal name 'Poppo' or Boppo'. The origin of its meaning are so lost in antiquity as to be obscure. However it is known to have been a pet form of the German name 'Bodebert' meaning 'Messenger of the Gods' and was a well known hereditary name among the counts of Hennenberg and Babenberg in East Frisia between the 9th and 14th Centuries. With the addition of the diminutive suffix 'y' in Poppy, the pet form is emphasized. On February 3rd, 1783, one John Poppy was christened at St.

Who have we missed?

Tell us about any famous Poppy (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!


Join the conversation with the Poppy tribe

  • Find your Poppy ancestor
  • Tell us about your Poppy Family
  • Tell us about your Poppy ancestors
  • Ask a question about the Poppy history
  • Leave a message for Poppy family members

You are not register

Join Log in

Invite more Poppy family members!

Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Poppy tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest

Discover where the Poppy Family members live around the world

Explore where tribe members live today!


Show off the Poppy Family Crest…

Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from