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Coplen Name Meaning

English: variant of Copeland . Compare Coplin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Choplin, Colen, Coplin, Copen, Goplen, Copley, Coplan, Cropley

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Where is the Coplen family from?

You can see how Coplen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coplen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coplen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Coplen family living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Coplen's in USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Coplen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coplen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coplen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coplen. 30% of Coplen men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Coplen women worked as a House Wife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coplen were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Wife
    28%
  • Seamstress
    23%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coplen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coplen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 204 immigration records available for the last name Coplen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 752 military records available for the last name Coplen. For the veterans among your Coplen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coplen lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Coplen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Coplen in 1956 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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