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 worker or trader in copper or an artificial name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022