Meaning and Origin of: Kuper
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Cask
- Old English : Barrel maker
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Family name origins & meanings:
- 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.