Kopel Family History

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Kopel Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch coppel ‘measure of dry goods’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a merchant. Dutch: from Middle Dutch coppel (Middle Low German koppel) ‘common pasture’, probably a topographic name for someone who lived by common land. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kopl, from the German form of the Biblical name Jacob.

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

Similar surnames: Koppel, Kogel, Koper, Kopec, Kozel, Kober, Kobel, Kuper, Topel, Kopf

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Kopel Family Origin

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Kopel Family Occupations

What did your Kopel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kopel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Kopel's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kopel.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Kopel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kopel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kopel 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 Kopel. 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 386 military records available for the last name Kopel. For the veterans among your Kopel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kopel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kopel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kopel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kopel in 1955 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kopel 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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