Kopper Family History

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Kopper Name Meaning

German: from Low German Kopper ‘copper’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a copper dealer or coppersmith. German: occupational name, from Low German Köpper ‘bloodletter’, i.e. someone who applied cups in order to effect a bleeding. German: from Slavic kopr ‘dill’, ‘fennel’, hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for a herb grower or dealer. Compare Koper. German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Koppen. Dutch: variant of Koper.

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


Similar surnames: Koper, Koppel, Kipper, Kupper, Hopper, Popper, Kober, Koller, Kapper

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Kopper Family Origin

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Kopper Family Occupations

What did your Kopper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Bookkeeper, Brickmaker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kopper. The most common Kopper occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper. 8% of Kopper's were Bookkeepers. A less common occupation for the Kopper family was Coal Digger.

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  • Bookkeeper

    8%
  • Brickmaker

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Coal Digger

    8%

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

Kopper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kopper Life Expectancy

What is the average Kopper lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kopper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kopper in 1947 was 52, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kopper 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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