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Capelle Name Meaning

French (Normandy and Picardy) and Dutch: variant spelling of Capel. Dutch and Belgian: occupational name for someone who worked in a chapel, from Middle Dutch kapel ‘chapel’, ‘church’. In some instances this may be a shortened form of van de Capelle, a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel, or van Capelle, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named with this word, such as Kapelle-op-de-Bos or Sint-Ulriks-Kapelle, both in the Belgian province of Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Capella, Capel, Capell, Chapelle, Cappella, Lavelle, Pelle, Chappelle

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Capelle Family Origin

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Capelle Family Occupations

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  • Book Binder

    100%

In 1881, the most common Capelle occupation in the UK was Book Binder. 100% of Capelle's were Book Binders.

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Capelle Historical Records

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Capelle Life Expectancy

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