Kopa Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kopa Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from kopa ‘dozens’, ‘stack’. Polish: occupational name for someone who cleared woodland for cultivation, from a derivative of kopac ‘to dig’. Czech, Slovak, and Eastern German: from a pet form of the personal name Jakob (see Jacob).

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

Similar surnames: Kopas, Kopp, Kosa, Kopka, Kops, Koza, Koba, Kara, Topa, Kopf

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Kopa Family Origin

Where is the Kopa family from?

Kopa Family Occupations

What did your Kopa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kopa. 53% of Kopa men worked as a Laborer

View Census data for Kopa | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Waiter
  • Farmer
  • Hebrew Teacher

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

Kopa Historical Records

What Kopa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kopa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kopa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Kopa

Passenger List

There are 276 immigration records available for the last name Kopa. 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.

View all Kopa immigration records

Draft Card

There are 566 military records available for the last name Kopa. For the veterans among your Kopa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kopa military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kopa family history.

Kopa Life Expectancy

What is the average Kopa lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kopa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kopa in 1961 was 44, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopa

Famous Kopa Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name