Coppersmith Family History

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Coppersmith Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a smith who worked in copper, Middle English copersmith. Translation of German Kupferschmidt (see Kupersmith) or any of the various Ashkenazic Jewish surnames with the same meaning, as for example Kupferschmi(e)dt, Kupfershmid(t), Kupershmid(t), Kupperschmidt, Kuperschmidt, Kupershmit.

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

Similar surnames: Coopersmith, Kupersmith, Goldsmith, Shoesmith, Copper, Hockensmith

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Coppersmith Family Origin

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Coppersmith Family Occupations

What did your Coppersmith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coppersmith family was Laborer. The most common Coppersmith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Coppersmith's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coppersmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Coppersmith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Coppersmith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coppersmith 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 447 immigration records available for the last name Coppersmith. 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 994 military records available for the last name Coppersmith. For the veterans among your Coppersmith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coppersmith Life Expectancy

What is the average Coppersmith lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Coppersmith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Coppersmith in 1957 was 51, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coppersmith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coppersmith 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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