Kupfer Family History

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Kupfer Name Meaning

German (Küpfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a worker or trader in copper, Middle High German kupfer, German Kupfer ‘copper’. As a Jewish name it is often an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Kuper, Kipfer, Kupper, Hupfer, Kapfer, Klopfer, Hopfer, Kaufer, Kuter

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Kupfer Family Origin

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Kupfer Family Occupations

What did your Kupfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Baker & Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kupfer. A less common occupation for the Kupfer family was Bakery. The most common Kupfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 7% of Kupfer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Baker & Confectioner

    3%
  • Bakery

    3%

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

Kupfer Historical Records

What Kupfer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Kupfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kupfer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kupfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kupfer in 1953 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kupfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kupfer 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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