Capan Name Meaning

Perhaps from French Capin, a nickname for someone with a small head (see Cap).

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


Similar surnames: Caban, Cap, Lapan, Capon, Chapin, Pan, Malan, Capano, Cavan, Lapa

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Capan Family Origin

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Capan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Genl. Agent

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%
  • Librarian Pub. Lib.

    14%

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In 1880, farmer, Genl. Agent and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capan. A less common occupation for the Capan family was Librarian Pub. Lib.. The most common Capan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Capan's were Farmers.

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Capan Historical Records

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Capan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2003, Capan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Capan in 1954 was 59, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capan

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