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Coppa Family History

Coppa Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from coppa ‘drinking bowl’, possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name or as a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow.

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

Similar surnames: Cappa, Copp, Copas, Copps, Capra, Poppa, Kopp, Topp, Costa, Coppi

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Where is the Coppa family from?

You can see how Coppa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coppa family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Coppa families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Coppa families living in New York. This was about 86% of all the recorded Coppa's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Coppa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coppa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coppa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Coppa. 40% of Coppa men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Coppa women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coppa were Plasterer and Seamstress.

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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

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver
  • Plasterer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Press Operator
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Coppa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coppa 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coppa. 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 496 military records available for the last name Coppa. For the veterans among your Coppa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coppa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coppa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Coppa in 1944 was 31, and 85 in 2004.

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