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

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  • Cooper

    13%
  • Electrican

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Moulder

    13%

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

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Capek Historical Records

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Capek Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capek

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