Origins of surname
This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and has two possible derivations. It may have been given to someone who lived at the top of a hill, from the old English copp, (a summit). THe name may also have been a nickname given to someone with a distinctive head, or to someone who was boastful or big-headed, from the Middle English copp = top.
The name was brought to Jersey by Elkanah Thomas Copp, of Tiverton, who married Elizabeth Wood in St Helier in 1821.
- Coppin, found in Jersey and believed to be a different family
- Copp baptisms in Jersey
- Copp marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Copp marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Copp burials in Jersey
Great War service
- Arthur Copp (1883-1916), son of William and Jane, Able Seaman Mercantile Marine, ss Cabotia, killed when ship sank
- Charles Edward Copp (1884- ) (St H) son of William Charles and Jane Northey, Mercantile Marine
- Oakhurst, St Martin
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