Capan Name Meaning

Perhaps from French Capin, a nickname for someone with a small head (see Cap).

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


Similar surnames: Caban, Cap, Lapan, Capon, Chapin, Pan, Malan, Capano, Cavan, Lapa

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Capan Family Origin

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Capan Family Occupations

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  • Soap Boiler

    100%

In 1881, the most common Capan occupation in the UK was Soap Boiler. 100% of Capan's were Soap Boilers.

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Capan Historical Records

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Capan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2003, Capan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Capan in 1954 was 59, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capan

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