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Kopacz Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name for someone who cleared land for cultivation, Polish kopacz, from kopac ‘to dig’.

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


Similar surnames: Kopack, Kopas, Kopa, Kolacz, Kopec, Opatz, Tracz, Kolak, Kosa, Rapacz

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Where is the Kopacz family from?

You can see how Kopacz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kopacz family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 24 Kopacz families living in Illinois. This was about 25% of all the recorded Kopacz's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kopacz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kopacz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kopacz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kopacz. 31% of Kopacz men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Kopacz women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kopacz were Machinist and Bindery Work. .

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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
    31%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Assembler
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Bindery Work
    8%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Kopacz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kopacz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kopacz in 1954 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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