Caples Family History

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Caples Name Meaning

English: variant of Capel, also established in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Caple, Maples, Waples, Gales, Capley, Callis, Males, Hales, Cupples

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Caples Family Origin

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Caples Family Occupations

What did your Caples ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caples family was Labourer (General). The most common Caples occupation in the UK was Boot Closer (Mkr). 33% of Caples's were Boot Closer (Mkr)s. Boot Closer (Mkr) and Gen Hawker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Caples.

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  • Boot Closer (Mkr)

  • Gen Hawker

  • Labourer (General)


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Caples Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Caples. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caples 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 732 immigration records available for the last name Caples. 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 Caples. For the veterans among your Caples ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caples Life Expectancy

What is the average Caples lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Caples life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Caples in 1948 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caples

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caples 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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