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Origins Available: English, Irish
The surname Coppinger was first found in County Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they are thought to have come originally from Denmark, perhaps as early as the 10th century.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Coppinger, Coppenger, Copenger, Copinger, Coppynger, Copinsher, Coppinsher and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coppinger research. Another 319 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1301, 1319, 1422, 1461, 1634, 1636, 1638, 1639, 1642, 1753, 1794, 1808, 1830, and 1893 are included under the topic Early Coppinger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Notable amongst the family name at this time was Dominick Copinger, who was a member of the Irish Parliament from the city of Cork in 1634; William Coppinger (1753-1830), Roman Catholic Bishop, in Cork, scion of one of the oldest Catholic Houses in the South of Ireland; Stephen Copinger (b. 1794)...
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Coppinger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Coppinger family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Coppinger Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Coppinger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Coppinger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Coppinger Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Coppinger Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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: Virtute non vi
Motto Translation: By virtue not by force.
The Coppinger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coppinger 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 11 June 2016 at 16:05.