Capron Family History

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Capron Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): metonymic occupational name for a hood maker, from Old Norman French caprun, Old French chaperon ‘hood or cap (worn by the nobility)’. French: from a Picard and southern form of chaperon (see 1, above).

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


Similar surnames: Caron, Capon, Campion, Carton, Catron, Cannon, Marron, Citron, Carbon

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Capron Family Origin

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Capron Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Assistant Overseer (Muni)

    4%
  • Carter

    4%

In 1881, Clerk, Farmer and Assistant Overseer (Muni) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capron. The most common Capron occupation in the UK was Clerk. 8% of Capron's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Capron family was Carter.

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Capron Historical Records

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Capron Life Expectancy

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