Copas Name Meaning

Spanish: from copa, plural copas ‘drinking bowl’, applied possibly as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such vessels or possibly as a topographic name for someone living in a hollow. English: unexplained. Compare Copass, Copus.

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


Similar surnames: Copus, Copass, Copps, Kopas, Comas, Rodas, Kotas, Cova, Capps, Rosas

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Copas Family Origin

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Copas Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

In 1881, Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Copas. The most common Copas occupation in Canada was Butcher. 33% of Copas's were Butchers.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Copas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Copas in 1949 was 40, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Copas

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