Capitano Family History

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Capitano Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily and Naples): status name or nickname from capitano, a term denoting the master of a ship, an official of some kind, or an officer in the army.

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


Similar surnames: Kapitan, Capitani, Castano, Campisano, Catapano, Casano, Capuano

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Capitano Family Origin

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Capitano Family Occupations

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

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Capitano Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Capitano Life Expectancy

What is the average Capitano lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Capitano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Capitano in 1957 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capitano 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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