Koper Name Meaning

Polish: from koper ‘dill’, ‘fennel’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of herbs and spices. German (also Köper): occupational name from Middle Low German kopere ‘salesman’, ‘dealer’, ‘merchant’. German (Köper): variant of Küpper (see Kupper). Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a coppersmith, from Dutch koper ‘copper’.

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

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Koper Family Origin

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Koper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carrage Shop

    11%
  • Grocer & Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koper family was Laborer. The most common Koper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Koper's were Farmers. Farmer, Carrage Shop and Grocer & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koper.

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Koper Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Koper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Koper in 1960 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koper

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