Kopke Family History

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Kopke Name Meaning

North German (Köpke): from a Low German pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Koppe, Kopka, Koke, Dopke, Popke, Koepke, Kopko, Hopke, Roepke, Hapke

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Kopke Family Origin

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Kopke Family Occupations

What did your Kopke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kopke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Kopke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kopke family was Blk Smith. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kopke.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blk Smith

    4%

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

Kopke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kopke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kopke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kopke. 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 Kopke. For the veterans among your Kopke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kopke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kopke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kopke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kopke in 1955 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kopke 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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