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

What did your Capron ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Capron family was Carter. 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.

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  • Clerk

  • Farmer

  • Assistant Overseer (Muni)

  • Carter


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

Capron Historical Records

What Capron family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Capron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capron 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Capron. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Capron. For the veterans among your Capron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capron Life Expectancy

What is the average Capron lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Capron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Capron in 1950 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capron 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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