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Copper Name Meaning

English: variant of Cooper, from Middle English copere, found from the 12th century alongside cupere. English: metonymic occupational name for a worker in copper, Old English coper (Latin (aes) Cyprium ‘Cyprian bronze’). Respelling of German Kopper.

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


Similar surnames: Hopper, Cooper, Kopper, Capper, Cropper, Comer, Nopper, Copp, Couper

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Copper Family Origin

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Copper Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer Trader

    22%
  • Tailor

    22%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Copper family was Farmer. The most common Copper occupation in Canada was Farmer Trader. 22% of Copper's were Farmer Traders. Farmer Trader, Tailor and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copper.

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Copper Historical Records

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Copper Life Expectancy

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