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Kopp Name Meaning

German (also Köpp): from a North German pet form of Jakob (see Jacob). German: nickname for someone with a noticeable deformity or peculiarity of the head, from Low German Kopp ‘head’. German: from the South German dialect word Kopp (also Kapp) ‘young cock’, ‘capon’, hence possibly a nickname for a young upstart or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or breeder of poultry or game cocks. German: habitational name from a place so called in the Eifel Mountains. Hungarian: habitational name from a place so named near Naszvad. The place name is of German origin. A small plot of land near village was named Vábrikkenkopp (from German Weg Brückenkopf) by a Hungarian soldier in the Habsburg Army, who used to stand on watch at the bridge across the Vág river. The locals had difficulty with the name and later shortened it to Kopp.

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

Similar surnames: Kropp, Kopf, Knopp, Komp, Hopp, Copp, Topp, Kapp, Kopa, Popp

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Kopp Family Origin

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Kopp Family Occupations

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Kopp Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kopp in 1942 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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