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Where did the English Coupland family come from? What is the English Coupland family crest and coat of arms? When did the Coupland family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Coupland family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Copeland, Coupland, Copland, Coapland and others.

First found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coupland research. Another 164 words(12 lines of text) covering the years 1160, 1200, 1346, and 1455 are included under the topic Early Coupland History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Coupland Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the Coupland family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 215 words(15 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Coupland Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Coupland, aged 30, landed in Missouri in 1842
  • W F Coupland, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1860


  • Major-General Richard Cox Coupland (1893-1988), American Director of Armament for the Air Force (1948-1950)
  • Diana Coupland (1932-2006), English actress
  • Douglas Coupland (b. 1961), Canadian writer, author of the book Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture
  • Jenny Coupland, Miss Australia for 1982


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Benigno numine
Motto Translation: By Divine Providence.


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The Coupland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coupland Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 26 October 2013 at 18:49.

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