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Cooperstein Name Meaning

Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kupferstein or Kuperstein: artificial name composed of German Kupfer ‘copper’ (Yiddish kuper) + German Stein ‘stone’ (Yiddish shteyn).

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


Similar surnames: Feuerstein, Winterstein, Schoenstein, Hammerstein, Saperstein

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Where is the Cooperstein family from?

You can see how Cooperstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cooperstein family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Cooperstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 39 Cooperstein families living in New York. This was about 47% of all the recorded Cooperstein's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cooperstein families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cooperstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cooperstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cooperstein. 21% of Cooperstein men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Cooperstein women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cooperstein were Cutter 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

  • Salesman
    21%
  • Tailor
    11%
  • Shipping Clerk
    9%
  • Cutter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Saleslady
    20%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cooperstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cooperstein 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 498 immigration records available for the last name Cooperstein. 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 344 military records available for the last name Cooperstein. For the veterans among your Cooperstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cooperstein lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cooperstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cooperstein in 1952 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

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