Netherlands. It derives from the word for a common medieval occupation; that of the "kuiper." The "kuiper" was a maker and repairer of wooden vessels, such as barrels, caskets, and tubs. Occupational names belong to the larger category of hereditary surnames, and were adopted by families whose ancestors had performed a certain job.
Early Origins of the Cypert family
Early History of the Cypert family
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Cypert Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cuypert, Cuypers, Cuypherts, Cuijpers, Kuijpers, Kuypers, Kukppers, Kupers, Kuipers, de Cuypere, Cuyp, de Kuyper, Kupfer, Kupper, Kupker, Kuypker, Cypert and many more.
Early Notables of the Cypert family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cypert family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Cornelis Jansen Cuyper, who arrived in New York in 1634; Gerrit Jansen Cuyper, who came to New York in 1640; Laurens Andriesson Cuyper, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1641.
Contemporary Notables of the name Cypert (post 1700)
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