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Procopio Name Meaning

Italian (Calabria) and Greek (Prokopios): from the personal name Procopio, Greek Prokopios, from pro ‘before’, ‘in front’ + kope ‘cut’, actually an omen name meaning ‘success’, ‘prosperity’ but as a Church name taken to mean ‘pioneer’ as it was the name of the first victim of Diocletian’s persecutions in Palestine in ad 303. Compare Slavic Prokop.

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


Similar surnames: Prokop, Rosario, Scipio, Soccio, Rodio, Piscopo, Corio, Pacilio

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Where is the Procopio family from?

You can see how Procopio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Procopio family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Procopio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Procopio families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Procopio's in the USA. California had the highest population of Procopio families in 1880.
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What did your Procopio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Procopio. 25% of Procopio men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Procopio women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Procopio were Truck Driver and Winder.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Bartender
    7%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Winder
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Procopio. 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 Cards

There are 998 military records available for the last name Procopio. For the veterans among your Procopio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Procopio lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Procopio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Procopio in 1947 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

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