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Caplinger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the German habitational name Köpplinger (see Keplinger).

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

Similar surnames: Keplinger, Coppinger, Clinger, Taflinger, Gallinger, Uplinger

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Where is the Caplinger family from?

You can see how Caplinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caplinger family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Caplinger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Caplinger family living in Yukon Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Caplinger's in Canada. Yukon Territory had the highest population of Caplinger families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caplinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caplinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caplinger. 30% of Caplinger men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Caplinger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caplinger were Labor and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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What Caplinger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Caplinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caplinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 111 immigration records available for the last name Caplinger. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Caplinger. For the veterans among your Caplinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caplinger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Caplinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Caplinger in 1944 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

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