Caple Family History

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Caple Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Capel. Americanized spelling of German Kappel or of Göbel (see Goebel).

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

Similar surnames: Cale, Capley, Kaple, Cadle, Carle, Cable, Yaple, Caples, Cap, Able

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Caple Family Origin

Where is the Caple family from?

Caple Family Occupations

What did your Caple ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caple family was Labourer. The most common Caple occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Caple's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caple.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer


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

Caple Historical Records

What Caple family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Caple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caple 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Caple. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Caple. For the veterans among your Caple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caple Life Expectancy

What is the average Caple lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Caple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Caple in 1953 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caple

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caple 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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