Copen Family History

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Copen Name Meaning

English: variant of Coppin. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Koppen.

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

Similar surnames: Copes, Capen, Coxen, Cowen, Coben, Comer, Cogen, Coen, Copher, Colan

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Copen Family Origin

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Copen Family Occupations

What did your Copen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copen. The most common Copen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Copen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Copen family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brick Maker

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Copen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Copen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Copen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Copen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 482 immigration records available for the last name Copen. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Copen. For the veterans among your Copen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Copen Life Expectancy

What is the average Copen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Copen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Copen in 1943 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Copen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Copen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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