Couper Family History

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Couper Name Meaning

habitational name from Cupar in Fife, which is probably of Pictish origin, with an unknown meaning. There are several other places similarly named, for example Couper Angus and Cupar Maculty (now Couttie), but these do not seem to have given rise to surnames. English: variant spelling of Cooper.

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

Similar surnames: Cooper, Copper, Coupe, Cowper, Colmer, Comer, Super, Popper, Cobler

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Couper Family Origin

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Couper Family Occupations

What did your Couper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Railway Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Couper. 3% of Couper men worked as a Railway Clerk and 49% of Couper women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Couper were Clerical Officer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Railway Clerk
  • Bank Messenger
  • Boat Builder
  • Clerical Officer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Couper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Couper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Couper 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Couper. 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 Couper. For the veterans among your Couper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Couper Life Expectancy

What is the average Couper lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Couper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Couper in 1946 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Couper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Couper 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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