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Kuper Family History

Kuper Name Meaning
North German (also Küper): occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Low German kuper ‘cooper’.Swiss German: nickname for a sulky person, from Swiss German kupen ‘to sulk’, ‘to pout’.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Yiddish kuper ‘copper’ (or a Yiddishized form of German Kupfer), hence a metonymic occupational name for a coppersmith or an ornamental name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

52,280 Historical Documents with Kuper on Ancestry.com
15,216 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,704 Military Records
2,849 Immigration Records
6,409 Census and Voter Lists
26,102 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kuper Families

  • Number of Kuper families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kuper families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kuper last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kuper census records

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Kuper Family Origin

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Kuper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kuper

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Kuper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kuper census records

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Kuper Civil War Service Records

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