Capp Family History

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Capp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cappe ‘cap’, ‘hat’ (Old English cæppe), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of caps and hats, or a nickname for someone who wore distinctive headgear. Compare Capper. Americanized spelling of German Kapp.

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


Similar surnames: Cape, Cap, Carp, Kapp, Napp, Clapp, Copp, Gapp, Sapp, Lapp

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Capp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Capp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Capp. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    8%

  • Italy

    4%

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Capp Family Origin

Where is the Capp family from?

Capp Family Occupations

What did your Capp ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Capp family was Baker. The most common Capp occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Capp's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capp.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Capp Historical Records

What Capp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Capp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cappcensus 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Capp. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Capp. For the veterans among your Capp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capp Life Expectancy

What is the average Capp lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Capp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Capp in 1952 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capp 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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