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Koop Family History

Koop Name Meaning

occupational name for a trader, from Low German kopen ‘to buy’, from an early Latin loanword, caupo meaning ‘tavern owner’, ‘small trader’. from the Frisian personal name Koop, a short form of Jakob (see Jacob).

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

Similar surnames: Kopp, Koob, Koops, Komp, Roop, Toop, Dopp, Coop, Kotz, Hoop

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Where is the Koop family from?

You can see how Koop families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koop family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Koop families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 37 Koop families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Koop's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Koop families in 1911.
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What did your Koop ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Koop. .

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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 Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Koop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koop 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Koop. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Koop. For the veterans among your Koop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koop lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Koop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Koop in 1952 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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