Copes Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Cope or an Americanized spelling of Dutch Koppes or German and Dutch Kops.

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


Similar surnames: Copen, Cones, Copus, Copps, Cords, Comer, Couts, Copher, Cooper

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Copes Family Origin

Where is the Copes family from?

SHOW MORE

Copes Family Occupations

What did your Copes ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Copes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Copes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Copes family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copes.

Source: Census data for Copes | Data not to scale

Copes Historical Records

What Copes family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Copes ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Copes

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Copes Life Expectancy

What is the average Copes lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Copes 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Copes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Copes in 1957 was 44, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Copes

Famous Copes Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name