Capell Family History

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Capell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Capel. Catalan: from capell ‘hat’, ‘hood’, as a nickname for someone who habitually wore a hat or hood, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made hats or hoods.

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

Similar surnames: Capel, Capelle, Capella, Cabell, Call, Capwell, Chapell, Chappell

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Capell Family Origin

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Capell Family Occupations

What did your Capell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Capell. 14% of Capell men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Capell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Capell were Color Manager and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Color Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Capell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Capell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capell 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Capell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Capell. For the veterans among your Capell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capell Life Expectancy

What is the average Capell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Capell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Capell in 1954 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capell 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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