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Coppin Family History

Coppin Name Meaning

English and French: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Copin a pet form of Jacob . English: variant of Copping . French: variant of Copin a nickname for a good neighbor or amiable fellow-worker from compain an old subjective case of compagnon ‘companion fellow’ (see Compagno ).

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


Similar surnames: Coppi, Pippin, Collin, Chapin, Cousin, Corbin, Copps, Copping, Koppen

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Where is the Coppin family from?

You can see how Coppin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coppin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coppin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Coppin families living in Maryland. This was about 40% of all the recorded Coppin's in USA. Maryland and 1 other state had the highest population of Coppin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coppin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coppin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Coppin. 23% of Coppin men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Coppin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coppin were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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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
    23%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Coppin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coppin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coppin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coppin. For the veterans among your Coppin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coppin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Coppin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coppin in 1950 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

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