Cowper Family History

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Cowper Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Couper.

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


Similar surnames: Couper, Colter, Colyer, Cowher, Cofer, Corpe, Copper, Comer, Copes

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Cowper Family Origin

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Cowper Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cowper. The most common Cowper occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 7% of Cowper's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Cowper family was Labourer.

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Cowper Historical Records

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Cowper Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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