Caponigro Family History

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Caponigro Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for someone with black hair, from capo ‘head’ + nigro ‘black’ (Latinized form of nero).

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


Similar surnames: Caponera, Capobianco, Lo Nigro, Caporaso, Capurro, Capito, Capone

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Caponigro Family Origin

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Caponigro Family Occupations

What did your Caponigro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caponigro. 25% of Caponigro men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Caponigro women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caponigro were Tailor and Sewing Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Gardener
    15%
  • Tailor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    50%
  • Sewing Machine Operator
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Caponigro Historical Records

What Caponigro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 737 census records available for the last name Caponigro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caponigro 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Caponigro. 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 248 military records available for the last name Caponigro. For the veterans among your Caponigro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caponigro Life Expectancy

What is the average Caponigro lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Caponigro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Caponigro in 1958 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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