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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kuper

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From Proto-Slavic *kuprъ.

  1. rump (of animals)
  2. (euphemistic) backside

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kuper

Simon Kuper is a journalist. Simon was given the name Simon Gad Kuper on October 15th, 1969 in Kampala.


Peter Kuper is a comics creator.


Adam Kuper is a scientist in the field of anthropologist. Adam was born on December 29th, 1941.


He was most active from 2006 to 2013. Chris was born on December 19th, 1982 in Anchorage, Alaska.


Hilda Kuper was a in the field of social anthropology. Hilda was born on August 23rd, 1911 in Rhodesia. She left this life in 1992.


Sir Augustus Kuper is a military person. His military service ended in 1876.


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Popularity of Kuper as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kuper U.S.
  White 92.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kuper

People with the last name Kuper are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kuper

  • How Popular is the name Kuper? Kuper is the 36,005th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kuper was the 17,169th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kuper have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 104 babies born with the first name Kuper in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kuper to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kuper? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kuper born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kuper was in 2009 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kuper: Your name in reverse order is Repuk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rkepu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kuper? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,650 people with the last name Kuper.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kuper? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kuper as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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