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Kopa Family History

Kopa Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from kopa ‘dozens’, ‘stack’. Polish: occupational name for someone who cleared woodland for cultivation, from a derivative of kopac ‘to dig’. Czech, Slovak, and Eastern German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Kopas, Kopp, Kosa, Kopka, Kops, Koza, Koba, Kara, Topa, Kopf

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Where is the Kopa family from?

You can see how Kopa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kopa family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kopa families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Kopa families living in Texas. This was about 35% of all the recorded Kopa's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Kopa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kopa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kopa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kopa. 53% of Kopa men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    53%
  • Waiter
    16%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Hebrew Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kopa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kopa 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Kopa. 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 566 military records available for the last name Kopa. For the veterans among your Kopa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kopa lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kopa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kopa in 1961 was 44, and 55 in 2004.

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