Cappa Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from cappa ‘(hooded) cloak’, ‘cape’ (Late Latin cappa), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of capes, or possibly as a nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cape.

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


Similar surnames: Coppa, Capra, Capp, Zappa, Cap, Capps, Rappa, Happe, Capua, Canepa

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Cappa Family Origin

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Cappa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Mucision

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Cappa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Cappa's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cappa family was Mucision. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cappa.

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Cappa Historical Records

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Cappa Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Cappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cappa in 1959 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cappa

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