Copeland Surname History
The first documented land recordes recorded in the Domesday Book a ULF OF YORK (from Norway) who later went by the name of Ulfkeitel de Couplande (also Couplandia and Coupland, Copeland.) His desc. went by the name of COPELAND by the 14th Century in northern England in York and Lancashire. Many of the earlier desc. went to Ireland, Scotland with the Lancashire branch going to Massachuttes and Virginia by the mid 1600's.
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The nationality of Copeland can be very difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Copeland may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Copeland Meaning & Etymology
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Copeland were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Copeland. Surnames like Copeland vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over the years. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Copeland family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Copeland Family Tree
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- John Copeland
- ? Copeland
- Patsy Copeland Boles
- Joanne Copeland Whitted
- William Cicero Copeland
- Joyce Marie Copeland Hicks 1943 - ?
- Hazel Nitabelle Barnes Copeland
- Billy Copeland
- Nettie Hand (Copeland)
- Martha Copeland