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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

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Capek Family Origin

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Capek Family Occupations

What did your Capek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Capek family was Moulder. The most common Capek occupation in the USA was Cooper. 13% of Capek's were Coopers. Cooper, Electrican and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capek.

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  • Cooper

    13%
  • Electrican

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Moulder

    13%

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Capek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Capek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Capek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Capek. For the veterans among your Capek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capek Life Expectancy

What is the average Capek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Capek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Capek in 1955 was 74, and 71 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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