Caperton Family History

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Caperton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Capton in Devon, earlier Capieton (1278) ‘estate (Old English tun) of a man called Capia’.

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


Similar surnames: Catterton, Catton, Harton, Overton, Caton, Marton, Hazelton, Allerton

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Caperton Family Origin

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Caperton Family Occupations

What did your Caperton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Caperton occupation in the UK was Letter Carrier Agent. 33% of Caperton's were Letter Carrier Agents. Letter Carrier Agent and Paperhanger were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Caperton. A less common occupation for the Caperton family was Repairer For Builder.

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  • Letter Carrier Agent

    33%
  • Paperhanger

    33%
  • Repairer For Builder

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caperton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caperton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Caperton Life Expectancy

What is the average Caperton lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Caperton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Caperton in 1956 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caperton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caperton 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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