Coppess Family History

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Coppess Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Kappus or the variant Kappes; both forms are concentrated in OH.

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


Similar surnames: Copes, Coppens, Cones, Copper, Coppel, Copps, Popper, Capps, Forbess

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Coppess Family Origin

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Coppess Family Occupations

What did your Coppess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coppess. A less common occupation for the Coppess family was Locomotive Engineer. The most common Coppess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Coppess's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Locomotive Engineer

    6%

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

Coppess Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Coppess Life Expectancy

What is the average Coppess lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Coppess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Coppess in 1953 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coppess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coppess 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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