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Origin and Meaning of Copland

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cop"land`
A piece of ground terminating in a point or acute angle.

Etymology: Cop + land

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States composer who developed a distinctly American music (1900-1990)
  1. (obsolete) A piece of ground terminating in a point or acute angle.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Copland

Marc Copland is a musician. He was most prominent from 1960 to present. Marc was born on May 27th, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.


James was born in 1791. He left this life in 1870.


Sir Douglas Copland was a public servant, diplomat, and academic. Douglas was given the name Douglas Berry Copland on February 24th, 1894 in Otago, New Zealand. He left this life on September 27th, 1971.


Charles was born in 1910. He passed away in 2009.


Jackie Copland is a soccer player for the St Mirren F.C., Beith Juniors F.C., Stranraer F.C., Dundee United F.C., and Scottish Football League XI. Jackie was born on March 21st, 1947 in Paisley.


Ernie Copland was a soccer player for the Montrose Roselea F.C., Arbroath F.C., Dundee F.C., and Raith Rovers F.C. Ernie was born on April 15th, 1927. He left this life on December 16th, 1971.


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Popularity of Copland as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Copland U.S.
  White 73.76% 64.26%
  African American 15.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Copland

People with the last name Copland are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Copland

  • How Popular is the name Copland? As a last name Copland was the 26,261st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Copland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Copland is Friday, July 9th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Copland? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Copland. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Copland: Your name in reverse order is Dnalpoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dlconap. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Copland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 930 people with the last name Copland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Copland? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Copland as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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