Kapler Family History
Kapler Name Meaning
German: variant of Kappler . Germanized form of Hungarian Káplár or Kaplár: from káplár status name for a corporal ultimately from Latin caput ‘head’. Slovenian: variant of Kaplar a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel from an old variant of kapela ‘chapel’; or an occupational name for a chaplain's assistant from a German cognate of Latin capellarius (see Kappler ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press