When Jane Tupper was born on 28 April 1672, in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Tupper II, was 34 and her mother, Martha Mayhew, was 31. She died on 28 April 1673, in her hometown, at the age of 1.
English: variant of Topper .
German (Tüpper; North Rhine-Westphalia): occupational name for a potter, from Middle Low German duppe, Rhenish düppen ‘pot’. This surname is very rare in Germany.
History: This is the name of a family descended from two brothers, originally from Kassel, Germany. They fled religious persecution in the 16th century, settling in the Netherlands, where a descendant became burgomaster of Rotterdam in 1813. A branch of the family settled in England at Sandwich, Kent, whence another descendant, Thomas Tupper, went to America in 1635, and helped to found Sandwich, MA, in 1637. Benjamin Tupper, born in Stoughton, MA, in 1738 was a colonial legislator and explorer of OH.