Copp Family History

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Copp Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on the top of a hill, from Middle English coppe, Old English copp ‘summit’ (a transferred sense of copp ‘head’, ‘bowl’, cognate with modern English cup), or a habitational name from Copp in Lancashire, named with this word. English: nickname for someone with a large or deformed head, from Middle English cop(p) ‘head’ (the same word as in 1 above). Respelling of German Kopp.

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

Similar surnames: Cropp, Topp, Kopp, Sopp, Cope, Capp, Popp, Corp, Hope, Kopf

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Copp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Copp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Copp. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Copp Family Origin

Where is the Copp family from?

Copp Family Occupations

What did your Copp ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Copp family was Mason. The most common Copp occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Copp's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copp.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Mason


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

Copp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Copp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Copp 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Copp. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Copp. For the veterans among your Copp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Copp Life Expectancy

What is the average Copp lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Copp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Copp in 1945 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Copp 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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