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Capshaw Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name from Cadshaw near Blackburn, Lancashire, although the surname is not found in England.

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


Similar surnames: Crawshaw, Cranshaw, Lapham, Bagshaw, Harshaw, Upshaw, Ramshaw

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Capshaw Family Origin

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Capshaw Family Occupations

What did your Capshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Capshaw family was Farming. The most common Capshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Capshaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capshaw.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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Capshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Capshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Capshaw lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Capshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Capshaw in 1957 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capshaw 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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