Capon Name Meaning

Spanish (Capón): from Spanish capón ‘capon’, applied as a derogatory nickname for a feeble man or a cuckold. French: nickname (see 1 above) from capon ‘capon’, a southern, Norman, and Picard equivalent of standard French chapon.

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


Similar surnames: Capone, Capron, Caron, Capo, Cain, Chapin, Cap, Capan, Cappon, Carton

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Capon Family Origin

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Capon Family Occupations

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  • School

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Capon family was Cultivateur. The most common Capon occupation in Canada was School. 27% of Capon's were Schools. School, Farmer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capon.

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Capon Historical Records

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Capon Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Capon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Capon in 1957 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capon

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