Kope Family History

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Kope Name Meaning

(Kópé): from kópé ‘funny’, ‘outlandish’, hence a nickname for a wicked but clever and humorous person. (Köpe): from the old secular personal name Köpé.

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

Similar surnames: Cope, Kopp, Kopec, Kopa, Pope, Kobe, Hope, Kopf, Kops, Kober

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Kope Family Origin

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Kope Family Occupations

What did your Kope ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kope. A less common occupation for the Kope family was Carriage Painter. The most common Kope occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Kope's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Carriage Painter


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

Kope Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kope. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kope 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 444 immigration records available for the last name Kope. 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 617 military records available for the last name Kope. For the veterans among your Kope ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kope Life Expectancy

What is the average Kope lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kope in 1953 was 46, and 53 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kope 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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