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Caplin Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a chantry priest (or the servant of one), a priest endowed to sing mass daily on behalf of the souls of the dead (Late Latin capellanus). Compare Chaplin. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kaeppelin, a diminutive of Kappel.

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


Similar surnames: Chaplin, Carlin, Camplin, Caplan, Maslin, Coplin, Collin, Taplin

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Caplin Family Origin

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Caplin Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caplin family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caplin. The most common Caplin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Caplin's were Agricultural Labourers.

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