Coop Family History

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Coop Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a cooper, from Middle English coupe ‘tub’, ‘container’ (see Cooper). In some cases the surname may have been derived from a pub or house sign. Dutch: from koop ‘purchase’, ‘bargain’, hence a nickname for a haggler or a metonymic occupational name for a merchant.

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

Similar surnames: Corp, Cook, Hoop, Copp, Root, Koop, Hoos, Wool, Toop, Roop

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Coop Family Origin

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Coop Family Occupations

What did your Coop ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coop family was Housekeeper. Coal Miner, Joiner and Cotton Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coop. The most common Coop occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Coop's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Joiner

  • Cotton Spinner

  • Housekeeper


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

Coop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Coop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coop 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Coop. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Coop. For the veterans among your Coop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coop Life Expectancy

What is the average Coop lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Coop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Coop in 1953 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coop 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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