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Capelle Name Meaning

French (Normandy and Picardy) and Dutch: variant spelling of Capel. Dutch and Belgian: occupational name for someone who worked in a chapel, from Middle Dutch kapel ‘chapel’, ‘church’. In some instances this may be a shortened form of van de Capelle, a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel, or van Capelle, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named with this word, such as Kapelle-op-de-Bos or Sint-Ulriks-Kapelle, both in the Belgian province of Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Capella, Capel, Capell, Chapelle, Cappella, Lavelle, Pelle, Chappelle

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Capelle Family Origin

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Capelle Family Occupations

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  • Hardware Dealer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Bartender

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Capelle occupation in the USA was Hardware Dealer. 14% of Capelle's were Hardware Dealers. Hardware Dealer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capelle. A less common occupation for the Capelle family was Bartender.

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Capelle Historical Records

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Capelle Life Expectancy

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