John Cooper

1545–
Salehurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Cooper was born in 1545, in Salehurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Cooper, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Gervis, was 35.

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John Cooper
1508–1567
Elizabeth Gervis
1510–1563
Margaret Cooper
1535–
Alice Cooper
1535–
Marks Cooper
1545–1593
Robert Cooper
1545–1618
Goddard Cooper
1560–
Johanne Cooper
1542–1587
John Cooper
1545–

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker and repairer of wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks, and vats, from Middle English couper, cowper (apparently from Middle Dutch kūper, a derivative of kūp ‘tub’, ‘container’, which was borrowed independently into English as coop). The prevalence of the surname, its cognates, and equivalents bears witness to the fact that this was one of the chief specialist trades in the Middle Ages throughout Europe. In America, the English name has absorbed some cases of like-sounding cognates and words with similar meaning in other European languages, for example Dutch Kuiper .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of Kupfer and Kupper ( see Kuper ).3 Dutch: occupational name for a buyer or merchant, Middle Dutch coper.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

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Kuper
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