Capen Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Köppen, a variant of Kopp.

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


Similar surnames: Copen, Cale, Copes, Caven, Campen, Cap, Raper, Papen, Rape, Haden

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Capen Family Origin

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Capen Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, Laborer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Capen. The most common Capen occupation in Canada was Laborer. 67% of Capen's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Capen | Data not to scale

Capen Historical Records

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Capen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Capen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Capen in 1944 was 22, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capen

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