cooper family crest / cooper coat of arms
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Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Cuypert, Cuypers, Cuypherts, Cuijpers, Kuijpers, Kuypers, Kukppers, Kupers, Kuipers, de Cuypere, Cuyp, de Kuyper, Kupfer, Kupper, Kupker, Kuypker, Cypert and many more.
First found in Holland, where the cooper family became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Cornelis Jansen Cuyper, who arrived in New York in 1634; Gerrit Jansen Cuyper, who came to New York in 1640; Laurens Andriesson Cuyper, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1641.