Origins Available: English, Scottish
occupational name given to a maker or repairer of barrels, casks, and buckets. It comes from the Middle English word "couper," or "cowper." It was a trade highly valued in the Middle Ages, as the construction or waterproof containers was no easy task with the tools of the time.
Early Origins of the Copper family
Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Copper family
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Copper Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cooper, Cowper, Couper, Coupar and others.
Early Notables of the Copper family (pre 1700)
Baronet (died 1631), an English landowner and politician; Samuel Cooper (1609-1672), an English miniature painter; Alexander Cooper (1609-1660), an English Baroque miniature painter; Anthony Ashley Cooper...
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Migration of the Copper family to Ireland
Some of the Copper family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Copper family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Copper Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Copper (post 1700)
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