Capp Family History

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Capp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cappe ‘cap’, ‘hat’ (Old English cæppe), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of caps and hats, or a nickname for someone who wore distinctive headgear. Compare Capper. Americanized spelling of German Kapp.

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


Similar surnames: Cape, Cap, Carp, Kapp, Napp, Clapp, Copp, Gapp, Sapp, Lapp

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Capp Family Origin

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Capp Family Occupations

What did your Capp ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Capp family was Dress Maker. The most common Capp occupation in Canada was Apprentise. 25% of Capp's were Apprentises. Apprentise, Farmer and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capp.

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  • Apprentise

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Auctioneer

    13%
  • Dress Maker

    13%

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

Capp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Capp Life Expectancy

What is the average Capp lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Capp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Capp in 1952 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capp 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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