Kopel Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch coppel ‘measure of dry goods’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a merchant. Dutch: from Middle Dutch coppel (Middle Low German koppel) ‘common pasture’, probably a topographic name for someone who lived by common land. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name kopl, from the German form of the Biblical name Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Koppel, Kogel, Koper, Kopec, Kozel, Kober, Kobel, Kuper, Topel, Kopf

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Kopel Family Origin

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Kopel Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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In 1880, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kopel. The most common Kopel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Kopel's were Carpenters.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Kopel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kopel in 1955 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kopel

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