Early Origins of the Van Coop family
The surname Van Coop was first found in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the Counts of Holland, one of the oldest groups of families in that area. They held a family seat
at Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Van Coop family
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Van Coop Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Coopman, Koopman, Coopmann, Coopeman, Cooppman, Coopmane, Coopmanes, Coopmanns, Coopmanne, van Coop, Coop and many more.
Early Notables of the Van Coop family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Van Coop family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anthony Coop, who came to Hingham, MA in 1635; Benjamin Coop, who settled in Salem, MA in 1637; Joannes Coopman, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1728; Johannes Coopman, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1728.