Capener Family History

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Capener Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Capenor in Surrey, possibly named from an unattested Old English word cape ‘look-out place’ (genitive capan) + ora ‘hill slope’, ‘flat-topped hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Canner, Cravener, Capper, Capece, Cavener, Carner, Carpenter, Ravenel

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Capener Family Origin

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Capener Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Livery Stable

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Capener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Capener's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Capener family was Livery Stable. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capener.

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Capener Historical Records

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Capener Life Expectancy

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