Cooper Tartan & Clan

The first appearance of the Cooper name seems to be in a Charter dated 1245, and an early widespread distribution is evidenced by a John Cupar holding lands in Aberdeen in 1281, while a Symon Coupare in Berwickshire rendered homage to Edward I of England in 1296.

Clan Cooper Crest & Motto

Cooper

"Pour Ma Patrie"

For my Country
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Cooper TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Cooper NAME MEAN?
The Cooper or Couper name occurs in many guises in nearly every English-speaking county of Scotland and it is also common throughout England and elsewhere for it's origin is largely derived from the occupation of barrel maker.

WHERE DOES THE Cooper CLAN HAIL FROM?
The Cooper name originates from Cupar in Fife, or from the ancient settlement around the Abbey of Coupar in Angus

Finla Couper in Belnakeill in Atholl was fined for sheltering outlawed MacGregors in 1613, such occurence being worthy of record in the Register of the Privy Council of Scotland. A family of Coupers held the lands of Gogar near Edinburgh in the 17th century, and of this House, John Couper was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia in 1638, two years before being killed in an explosion which destroyed Douglas Castle during the 'Bishops' Wars'.