Kopec Name Meaning

Polish (Kopec): from Polish kopec ‘smoke’, ‘soot’, probably a nickname for a dirty or swarthy person; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name for a chimneysweep or for someone who worked in a smokehouse. Variant of Hungarian Köpeci, a habitational name for someone from Köpec or Kepecz; or alternatively a topographic name from the archaic Székely dialect word göbec ‘pit’, ‘river bed’.

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


Similar surnames: Kopel, Koper, Kopp, Kopper, Kogel, Kober, Kopecky, Kosek, Hope, Kupec

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Kopec Family Origin

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Kopec Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Kopec occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kopec's were Farmers.

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Kopec Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Kopec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kopec in 1945 was 24, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopec

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