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Coppinger Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a hilltop, from Copping 2 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kapfinger, Gapfinger, or Kopfinger, habitational names for someone from a place named Kapfingen or Köpfingen, in southern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Koppinger, Hollinger, Springer, Copping, Caplinger, Cloninger

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Where is the Coppinger family from?

You can see how Coppinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coppinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Coppinger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Coppinger families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Coppinger's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Coppinger families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Coppinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Coppinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Student was the top reported job for people in the CA named Coppinger. 50% of Coppinger women worked as a Student.

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

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Coppinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coppinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Coppinger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Coppinger. For the veterans among your Coppinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coppinger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Coppinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Coppinger in 1943 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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