Copenhaver Family History

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Copenhaver Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kobenhauer, an occupational name for a cooper (see Koppenhaver).

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


Similar surnames: Koppenhaver, Cleaver, Copher, Eisenhauer, Conover, Shaver, Cooner

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Copenhaver Family Origin

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Copenhaver Family Occupations

What did your Copenhaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copenhaver. The most common Copenhaver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Copenhaver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Copenhaver family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Copenhaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Copenhaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Copenhaver 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Copenhaver. 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 Copenhaver. For the veterans among your Copenhaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Copenhaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Copenhaver lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Copenhaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Copenhaver in 1945 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Copenhaver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Copenhaver 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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