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Copeland Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from a place called Copeland, of which there is an example in Cumbria, or from Coupland in Northumberland, both named with Old Norse kaupa-land ‘bought land’, a feature worthy of note during the early Middle Ages, when land was rarely sold, but rather held by feudal tenure and handed down from one generation to the next.

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


Similar surnames: Roseland, Moreland, Opland, Espeland, Loveland, Morland, Rowland

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Copeland Family Origin

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Copeland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Scholar

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • At School

    3%

In 1881, the most common Copeland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Copeland's were Farmers. Farmer, Scholar and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copeland. A less common occupation for the Copeland family was At School.

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Copeland Life Expectancy

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