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Alopaeus (sometimes transliterated as Alopeus) is a Finnish family, originating from Vyborg. Some family members have fennicized the name to Kettunen[1] or Tuomas-Kettunen.

Coat of arms of Finnish Alopaeus family[2]

Notable family members include:

See also[edit]

Swedish-speaking Finns


  1. ^ Sukunimien muutokset Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine. (List of fennicized names)
  2. ^ According to
  3. ^ Nordisk familjebok - Nordensvan
  4. ^ Frans David Alopaeus Archived 2007-06-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Suomalaiset kenraalit ja amiraalit Venäjän sotavoimissa 1809–1917 - Alopaeus, Fredrik
  6. ^ Magnus Jakob Alopaeus