Kuiper or Kuyper is a Dutch language surname. Notable people with the name include:

  • Abraham Kuyper (1837–1920), Dutch politician and theologian
  • Adrian Kuiper (born 1959), South African cricketer
  • David Kuiper (born 1980), Dutch rower
  • Duane Kuiper (born 1950), American baseball player
  • Franciscus Bernardus Jacobus Kuiper (1907–2003), Dutch Indologist
  • Gerard Kuiper (1905–1973), Dutch-American astronomer
  • Glen Kuiper (born 1963) American broadcaster
  • Hennie Kuiper (born 1949), Dutch cyclist
  • Michael Kuiper (born 1989), Dutch martial artist
  • Nick Kuiper (born 1982), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nicky Kuiper (born 1989), Dutch footballer
  • Nicolaas Kuiper (1920–1994), Dutch mathematician
  • Peter Kuiper (1929–2007), German actor
  • Rienk Kuiper (1886–1966), Frisian-Dutch president of Calvin College
  • Roel Kuiper (born 1962), Dutch historian, philosopher and politician
  • Taco Kuiper (1941–2004), South African publisher and journalist
  • Ted Kuiper (2004 - Present) American Lead Transportation Security Officer

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