Koeppel Family History

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Koeppel Name Meaning

German (Köppel) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob). Silesian: nickname, probably for someone with a small head, from a diminutive of German Kopf (Low German Kopp) ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Koppel, Koepsel, Kopel, Klepper, Koppe, Koebel, Oppel, Kloeppel

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Koeppel Family Origin

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Koeppel Family Occupations

What did your Koeppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koeppel. The most common Koeppel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Koeppel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koeppel family was Musician.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Marble Cutter

    6%
  • Musician

    6%

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

Koeppel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koeppel Life Expectancy

What is the average Koeppel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Koeppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Koeppel in 1953 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koeppel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koeppel 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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