Koper Family History

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Koper Name Meaning

Polish: from koper ‘dill’, ‘fennel’, a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of herbs and spices. German (also Köper): occupational name from Middle Low German kopere ‘salesman’, ‘dealer’, ‘merchant’. German (Köper): variant of Küpper (see Kupper). Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a coppersmith, from Dutch koper ‘copper’.

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

Similar surnames: Kopper, Kuper, Kiper, Kopel, Roper, Kober, Kopera, Kopec, Koker

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Koper Family Origin

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Koper Family Occupations

What did your Koper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Koper occupation in the UK was Butcher. 50% of Koper's were Butchers. Butcher and Ship Stove Dealer (Chandler) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Koper.

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  • Butcher

  • Ship Stove Dealer (Chandler)


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

Koper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Koper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koper 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 Koper. 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 861 military records available for the last name Koper. For the veterans among your Koper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koper Life Expectancy

What is the average Koper lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Koper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Koper in 1960 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koper 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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