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Capraro Family History

Capraro Name Meaning

Southern Italian: occupational name for a goatherd, from an agent derivative of capra ‘(nanny) goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Carraro, Capra, Caproni, Caprara, Aparo, Carro, Capuano, Carrero

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Where is the Capraro family from?

You can see how Capraro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Capraro family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Capraro families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Capraro's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Capraro families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Capraro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Capraro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Capraro. 54% of Capraro men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Capraro women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Capraro were Truck Driver and Inspector.

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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
    54%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    22%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Dressmaker
    29%
  • Press Hand
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Inspector
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Capraro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capraro 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 765 immigration records available for the last name Capraro. 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 466 military records available for the last name Capraro. For the veterans among your Capraro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Capraro lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Capraro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Capraro in 1949 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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