Capo Family History

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Capo Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: topographic name from capo ‘head’ (Latin caput), in the sense ‘cape’, ‘headland’, or habitational name from a place named with this word in this sense. Catalan (Capó): habitational name from any of the minor places named with Capó in Catalonia. This name is also found in the Island of Minorca. Italian: from capo ‘head’ or ‘chief’, applied either as a nickname for someone with something distinctive about his head (in a literal or abstract sense) or as a status name for a boss or overseer. Slovak (Capo): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Cap, Calo, Cape, Canto, Cano, Campo, Cayo, Cain, Cao, Caro

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Capo Family Origin

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Capo Family Occupations

What did your Capo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Capo. 13% of Capo men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Capo women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Capo were Truck Driver and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Fisherman
    3%
  • Proprietor
    3%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Packer
    5%

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

Capo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Capo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capo 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Capo. 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 Capo. For the veterans among your Capo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capo Life Expectancy

What is the average Capo lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Capo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Capo in 1952 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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