Koop Family History

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Koop Name Meaning

occupational name for a trader, from Low German kopen ‘to buy’, from an early Latin loanword, caupo meaning ‘tavern owner’, ‘small trader’. from the Frisian personal name Koop, a short form of Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Kopp, Koob, Koops, Komp, Roop, Toop, Dopp, Coop, Kotz, Hoop

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Koop Family Origin

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Koop Family Occupations

What did your Koop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koop family was Farming. The most common Koop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Koop's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koop.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Koop Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koop Life Expectancy

What is the average Koop lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Koop in 1952 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koop 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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