Copps Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Cops, which is in part a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Jacop, Dutch form of Jacob, and in part a metonymic occupational name or a nickname from Middle Dutch cop(pe) ‘cooking pot’, ‘dish’, ‘beaker’; ‘skull’, ‘crown’, ‘top’.

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


Similar surnames: Copp, Crapps, Coppi, Cupps, Copas, Coppa, Topp, Copes, Coppin, Capps

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Copps Family Origin

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Copps Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    43%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Saddler'S App.

    14%
  • Teacher-English

    14%

In 1881, the most common Copps occupation in Canada was Clerk. 43% of Copps's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Copps family was Teacher-English. Clerk, Farmer and Saddler'S App. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Copps.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Copps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Copps in 1956 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Copps

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