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Copper Family History

Copper Name Meaning
English: variant of Cooper, from Middle English copere, found from the 12th century alongside cupere.English: metonymic occupational name for a worker in copper, Old English coper (Latin (aes) Cyprium ‘Cyprian bronze’).Respelling of German Kopper.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

117,058 Historical Documents with Copper on Ancestry.com
25,807 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,318 Military Records
2,134 Immigration Records
27,929 Census and Voter Lists
56,870 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Copper Families

  • Number of Copper families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Copper families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Copper families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Copper census records

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Copper Family Origin

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Copper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Copper

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Copper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Copper census records

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Copper Civil War Service Records

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