Koper Family History
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Koper Name Meaning
Polish: from koper ‘dill’, ‘fennel’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of herbs and spices. German (also Köper): occupational name from Middle Low German kopere ‘salesman’, ‘dealer’, ‘merchant’. German (Köper): variant of Küpper (see Kupper). Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a coppersmith, from Dutch koper ‘copper’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press