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Find more Copper relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 199 more people named Copper in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,746 people named Copper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Copper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,945 people named Copper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 510 reported their race as other than white
  • 1,838 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,942

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Copper families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 215 were first-generation Americans
  • 288 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% were born in foreign countries