Roper Family History
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Roper Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, from an agent derivative of Old English rap ‘rope’. See also Roop. Variant of French Robert. North German (Röper): occupational name for a town crier, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German ropen ‘to call’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rover, Roder, Roker, Koper, Raper, Royer, Soper, Roger, Reder, Roser