Koppen Family History

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Koppen Name Meaning

patronymic from a reduced pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob). habitational name from any of several places named Koppen.

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

Similar surnames: Koppel, Koppes, Kopper, Kappen, Koppe, Oppel, Kippen, Kopke, Koeppel

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Koppen Family Origin

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Koppen Family Occupations

What did your Koppen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koppen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Koppen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koppen family was Carver. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koppen.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Carver


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

Koppen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Koppen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koppen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Koppen. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Koppen. For the veterans among your Koppen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koppen Life Expectancy

What is the average Koppen lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koppen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Koppen in 1952 was 20, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koppen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koppen 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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