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Find more Copeland 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 882 less people named Copeland 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 25,705 people named Copeland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Copeland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24,823 people named Copeland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,005 were disabled
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 8,247 were children

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

  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 5,101 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee