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Koppel Family History

Koppel Name Meaning
North German: from Middle Low German koppel ‘enclosed common pasture’, hence a topographic name for someone living near such pasture, or possibly a status name for a commoner, i.e. someone who had the right to use such land for his livestock.German: from the Silesian dialect word Köppel ‘head’, a nickname for someone with a visible deformity or peculiarity of the head.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kopl, a pet form of Jakob (see Jacob).

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

58,219 Historical Documents with Koppel on Ancestry.com
12,755 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,351 Military Records
4,687 Immigration Records
6,027 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Koppel Families

  • Number of Koppel families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Koppel families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Koppel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Koppel Family Origin

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Koppel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Koppel

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Koppel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Koppel census records

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Koppel Civil War Service Records

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