Coop


Coop
This is a variant of the Anglo-Saxon occupational name "Cooper" which was used to denote someone who made and repaired wooden vessels such as barrels, tubs, buckets, casks and vats. The derivation is from the early Middle English "couper" or "cowper", apparently itself derived from the Germanic "kuper", from "kup" a tub or container, which was borrowed into English as "coop" to become "cup". The prevalence of surnames connected with the word "cooper" illustrate the importance of this specialist trade in the Middle Ages. There are seven forms of the surname in the modern idiom: Cooper, Copper, Coupar, Coope, Coop, Cupper and Coupe. One 'Edwarde Coope' was baptised in London in 1588. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Robert le Cupere. which was dated 1176-7, in the "Pipe Rolls of Surrey". during the reign of King Henry 11, known as "The Builder of Churches" 1154 - 1189. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Coop eG — Unternehmensform Genossenschaft Gründung 1899 Unternehmenss …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • .coop — Introduced 2001 TLD type Sponsored top level domain Status Active Registry Midcounties Co operative operates the registry on behalf of …   Wikipedia

  • Coop — bzw. coop (von engl. cooperative, Genossenschaft) steht für: Coop (Schweiz), die zweitgrößte Einzelhandelsgruppe der Schweiz coop eG, die größte deutsche Konsumgenossenschaft im Lebensmittel Einzelhandel Coop (Italien), die größte italienische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • .coop — Début 2001 État actif Destiné à coopératives Documents …   Wikipédia en Français

  • .coop — es un dominio de Internet patrocinado de primer nivel aprobado por la ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) . El dominio .coop se creó para la utilización de las sociedades cooperativas que se adscriben a los principios… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Coop — Coop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cooped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cooping}.] To confine in a coop; hence, to shut up or confine in a narrow compass; to cramp; usually followed by up, sometimes by in. [1913 Webster] The Trojans cooped within their walls so… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coop — (k[=oo]p), n. [Cf. AS. cypa a measure, D. kuip tub, Icel. kupa bowl, G. kufe coop tub; all fr. L. cupa vat, tub, LL. cupa, copa, cup. See {Cup}, and cf. {Keeve}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A barrel or cask for liquor. [Obs.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coop — coop; coop·er; coop·er·id; …   English syllables

  • coop — [ko͞op] n. [ME coupe, akin to MDu, MLowG kupe, OHG kuofa < L cupa, tub, cask < IE * keup , hollow, mound: for IE base see COOMB] 1. a small cage, pen, or building as for poultry 2. a) any place of confinement b) Slang a jail vt. to confine… …   English World dictionary