Copp Family History
Copp Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived on the top of a hill, from Middle English coppe, Old English copp ‘summit’ (a transferred sense of copp ‘head’, ‘bowl’, cognate with modern English cup), or a habitational name from Copp in Lancashire, named with this word. English: nickname for someone with a large or deformed head, from Middle English cop(p) ‘head’ (the same word as in 1 above). Respelling of German Kopp.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press