Cypert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Cypert can be found all over the 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

The surname Cypert was first found in Holland, where the Cypert family became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Deventer, in the province of Overyessel, Holland bordering Drenthe, Gelderland and Zutphen.

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

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) +

  • Jesse N. Cypert, American politician, Delegate to Arkansas secession convention, 1861; Delegate to Arkansas State Constitutional Convention, 1874; Circuit Judge in Arkansas, 1874-82 [1]
  • J. J. Cypert, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1904 [1]
  • Eugene Cypert, American Democratic Party politician, White County Judge, 1898-1905; Delegate to Arkansas State Constitutional Convention, 1918 [1]

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 23) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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