Copeland Family History & Genealogy

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Copeland Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Apr 06, 2020

History

The first documented land recordes recorded in the Domesday Book a ULF OF YORK (from Norway) who later went by the name of Ulfkeitel de Couplande (also Couplandia and Coupland, Copeland.) His desc. went by the name of COPELAND by the 14th Century in northern England in York and Lancashire. Many of the earlier desc. went to Ireland, Scotland with the Lancashire branch going to Massachuttes and Virginia by the mid 1600's.

Name Origin

'llfamily name which was aopted from ULF THE ELDER, a Norwegian soldier born in 996 AD in the Og More region of Norway and arrived in England to fight for King Canute, He was awarded land and his family adopted the name of COUPLANDE---later to become COPELAND--and he died near the township of Woller, Enland. The township of COUPLAND is named for him. All of his descendants migrated to York and then to Dolphinlee, Lancashire, England and then in the 17th Century migrated to Braintree, Mass. and to Jamestown, Virginia.

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Early Copelands

These are the earliest records we have of the Copeland family.

1724 - Unknown
1730 - 1792
1757 - Jul 26, 1785
1773 - Unknown
1775 - 1800
1777 - Unknown
1758 - Unknown
1780 - Unknown
1780 - Unknown

Copeland Family Members

Copeland Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 Copeland Biographies

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Dec 27, 1899 - August 1972
Jul 11, 1902 - Jan 27, 1990
May 29, 1953 - Jan 25, 2008
Jan 2, 1890 - September 1984
Sep 16, 1944 - Apr 11, 2009
May 18, 1926 - Jun 16, 2002
Aug 15, 1915 - Jan 10, 2011
Dec 20, 1906 - August 1975
Jan 1, 1936 - Feb 26, 1998
Jan 26, 1907 - December 1983
Jan 27, 1901 - February 1981
Aug 9, 1909 - April 1987
Jan 18, 1892 - February 1963
Aug 24, 1910 - June 1972
c. 1945 - Unknown
c. 1952 - Unknown
c. 1951 - Unknown
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 27, 1980
c. 1918 - Unknown

Copeland Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Copeland family member is 70.1 years old according to our database of 21,079 people with the last name Copeland that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

70.1 years

Oldest Copelands

These are the longest-lived members of the Copeland family on AncientFaces.

Aug 1, 1865 - August 1972
107 years
Aug 26, 1883 - May 7, 1990
106 years
Oct 26, 1904 - Apr 16, 2011
106 years
Jul 11, 1889 - August 1995
106 years
Apr 25, 1867 - February 1973
105 years
Aug 23, 1872 - December 1976
104 years
Apr 19, 1894 - May 14, 1998
104 years
Jun 10, 1875 - November 1979
104 years
Jan 28, 1900 - Nov 2, 2004
104 years
Mar 12, 1899 - Jun 2, 2003
104 years

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