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Koplowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name kopl (see Kopel).

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


Similar surnames: Kaplowitz, Moskowitz, Koplin, Haimowitz, Lipkowitz, Falkowitz

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Where is the Koplowitz family from?

You can see how Koplowitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koplowitz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Koplowitz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 34 Koplowitz families living in New York. This was about 53% of all the recorded Koplowitz's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Koplowitz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koplowitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koplowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koplowitz. 19% of Koplowitz men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Koplowitz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koplowitz were New Worker and Housewife.

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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

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • New Worker
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Housewife
    18%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Koplowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koplowitz 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 589 immigration records available for the last name Koplowitz. 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 211 military records available for the last name Koplowitz. For the veterans among your Koplowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koplowitz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Koplowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Koplowitz in 1964 was 80, and 95 in 2003.

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