Capek Family History
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Capek Name Meaning
Czech (Capek): from a diminutive of cáp ‘stork’, applied as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In some cases the family name may have derived from a heraldic symbol. Polish: nickname from cap ‘he-goat’ (see Cap). Croatian (northwestern Croatia): nickname, perhaps from cap ‘he-goat’ or from capa ‘paw’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cap, Cape, Capel, Lasek, Sadek, Pape, Pavek, Marek, Cater, Capp