Koppenhaver Family History

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Koppenhaver Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Kobenhauer, an occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German kope ‘vat’, ‘large barrel’ + hauer ‘chopper’, from hauen ‘to chop’, ‘to make or construct from wood’. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name for someone from Copenhagen (Danish København).

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

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Koppenhaver Family Origin

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Koppenhaver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Huckster

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Labor

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koppenhaver family was Labor. Farmer, Huckster and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koppenhaver. The most common Koppenhaver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Koppenhaver's were Farmers.

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Koppenhaver Historical Records

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Koppenhaver Life Expectancy

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