Capella Family History

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Capella Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Italian: from capella ‘chapel’, a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one. Italian: habitational name from any of several places called Cappella or Capella.

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


Similar surnames: Capelle, Cappella, Capel, Capell, Abella, Vanella, Pella, Patella

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Capella Family Origin

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Capella Family Occupations

What did your Capella ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capella. The most common Capella occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Capella's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Capella family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Cigar Maker

    12%
  • Baker

    6%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Capella ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Capella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Capella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capella 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 Capella. 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 Capella. For the veterans among your Capella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capella Life Expectancy

What is the average Capella lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Capella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Capella in 1954 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capella

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capella 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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