Kopfer Family History

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Kopfer Name Meaning

German (Köpfer): occupational name for a maker and seller of mugs, cups, etc. (see Kopf 1), or for a person (a barber, for instance) who applied cupping glasses (to bleed people).

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


Similar surnames: Kopper, Kupfer, Kapfer, Kipfer, Koper, Kopf, Hopfer, Klopfer, Roper

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Kopfer Family Origin

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Kopfer Family Occupations

What did your Kopfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kopfer. A less common occupation for the Kopfer family was Coalminer. The most common Kopfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kopfer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Coalminer

    10%

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

Kopfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kopfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kopfer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kopfer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kopfer. 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 Kopfer. For the veterans among your Kopfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kopfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kopfer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Kopfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kopfer in 1962 was 80, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kopfer 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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