Kopke Family History

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Kopke Name Meaning

North German (Köpke): from a Low German pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Koppe, Kopka, Koke, Dopke, Popke, Koepke, Kopko, Hopke, Roepke, Hapke

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Kopke Family Origin

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Kopke Family Occupations

What did your Kopke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kopke. 34% of Kopke men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Kopke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kopke were Foreman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Foreman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    45%
  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%

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

Kopke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kopke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kopke 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 Kopke. 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 Kopke. For the veterans among your Kopke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kopke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kopke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kopke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kopke in 1955 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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