A German and English surname, Alspach is a variation of the name Alsbach. A variation in spelling for Alspach include Allsopp, Alsop, Elleshoppe and Alsbach. In England the original Alspach families were in Derbyshire county. Within the United States the Alspach name is mostly in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Many others are scattered in the Great Plains states. Famous: Ted Alspach (a game designer and author), Alfred C. Alspach (a founder of the Boys & Girls Club in Pennsylvania) and Daniel Alspach (a medical doctor who established the Orincon Corp.).