Kapela Family History

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Kapela Name Meaning

Polish: occupational name for a musician, from Polish kapela ‘music band’, ‘court orchestra’.

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


Similar surnames: Barela, Kapolka, Kapel, Kaleta, Kaplan, Karpel, Kala, Kabel, Capel

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Kapela Family Origin

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Kapela Family Occupations

What did your Kapela ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kapela. 18% of Kapela men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Kapela women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kapela were New Worker and Sales Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Machine Operator
    3%
  • New Worker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Sales Clerk
    8%

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

Kapela Historical Records

What Kapela family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 870 census records available for the last name Kapela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kapela 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Kapela. 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 224 military records available for the last name Kapela. For the veterans among your Kapela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kapela Life Expectancy

What is the average Kapela lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kapela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kapela in 1963 was 47, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kapela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kapela 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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