Copper Family History
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Copper Name Meaning
English: variant of Cooper, from Middle English copere, found from the 12th century alongside cupere. English: metonymic occupational name for a worker in copper, Old English coper (Latin (aes) Cyprium ‘Cyprian bronze’). Respelling of German Kopper.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hopper, Cooper, Kopper, Capper, Cropper, Comer, Nopper, Copp, Couper