Copes Family History

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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

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Copes Family Origin

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Copes Family Occupations

What did your Copes ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Copes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Copes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Copes 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Copes. 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 Copes. For the veterans among your Copes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Copes Life Expectancy

What is the average Copes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Copes

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.

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