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Koepsel Name Meaning

German (Köpsel): from a pet form of the personal name Jakobus (see Jacob ).

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

Similar surnames: Koeppel, Koppel, Koebel, Kloesel, Kopel, Loesel, Koepsell, Koelle

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Where is the Koepsel family from?

You can see how Koepsel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koepsel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Koepsel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Koepsel families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Koepsel's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Koepsel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koepsel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koepsel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koepsel. 28% of Koepsel men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Koepsel women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koepsel were Carpenter and Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
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What Koepsel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Koepsel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koepsel 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Koepsel. 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 348 military records available for the last name Koepsel. For the veterans among your Koepsel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koepsel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Koepsel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Koepsel in 1960 was 27, and 70 in 2004.

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