Copeman Family History

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Copeman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a merchant or trader, Middle English copman, from Old Norse kaupma{dh}r, cognate with Old English ceapmann (see Chapman). Kaupma{dh}r is also found as a personal name in England, and this use may lie behind some cases of the surname. Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Koopmann or Dutch Coopman.

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

Similar surnames: Coleman, Coopman, Goeman, Corfman, Roseman, Hopman, Boreman, Lopeman

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Copeman Family Origin

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Copeman Family Occupations

What did your Copeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Copeman family was Butcher. The most common Copeman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Copeman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Shoemaker and Solicitor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copeman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Shoemaker

  • Solicitor

  • Butcher


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

Copeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Copeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Copeman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Copeman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Copeman. For the veterans among your Copeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Copeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Copeman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Copeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Copeman in 1963 was 65, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Copeman 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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