Coppin Family History

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Coppin Name Meaning

English: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Jacob. French: nickname for a good neighbor or amiable fellow worker, from Old French compain ‘companion’, ‘fellow’ (Late Latin companio ‘messmate’, genitive companionis, from con- ‘together’ + panis ‘bread’). Possibly also Irish or Scottish: reduced form of McCoppin.

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

Similar surnames: Coppi, Pippin, Collin, Chapin, Cousin, Corbin, Copps, Copping, Koppen

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Coppin Family Origin

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Coppin Family Occupations

What did your Coppin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Coppin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Coppin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coppin family was Gardener. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coppin.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Gardener


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Coppin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Coppin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coppin 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 Coppin. 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 Coppin. For the veterans among your Coppin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coppin Life Expectancy

What is the average Coppin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Coppin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coppin in 1950 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coppin

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