Koppel Family History

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Koppel Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German koppel ‘enclosed common pasture’, hence a topographic name for someone living near such pasture, or possibly a status name for a commoner, i.e. someone who had the right to use such land for his livestock. German: from the Silesian dialect word Köppel ‘head’, a nickname for someone with a visible deformity or peculiarity of the head. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kopl, a pet form of Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Kopel, Koeppel, Kopper, Kopp, Kappel, Koppe, Oppel, Koppen, Kogel

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Koppel Family Origin

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Koppel Family Occupations

What did your Koppel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koppel. A less common occupation for the Koppel family was Bl. The most common Koppel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Koppel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Bl

    4%

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

Koppel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koppel Life Expectancy

What is the average Koppel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Koppel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Koppel in 1955 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koppel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koppel 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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