Kapoor Family History

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Kapoor Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name of a clan in the Khatri community, whose ancestor is said to have been called Kapoor Chand. The derivation is from a personal name meaning ‘camphor’ (Sanskrit karpura). In Sanskrit literature, it is quite common as a personal name, and there is also a feminine form, karpurika. Many compound names are also found with karpua as the first element: masculine names such as Karpuravarsha, Karpurasena, as well as feminine names such as Karpuratilaka and Karpuramanjari.

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

Similar surnames: Kaur, Kadar, Kastor, Rapport, Kapper, Kantor, Kaplon, Kapler, Knapton

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Kapoor Family Origin

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Kapoor Family Occupations

What did your Kapoor ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Demonstrator Salesman Orien and Unpaid Domestic Duties Fancy Goods performer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kapoor. 34% of Kapoor men worked as a Demonstrator Salesman Orien

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Demonstrator Salesman Orien
  • General Labourer
  • Hotel business Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties Fancy Goods performer

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

Kapoor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 344 census records available for the last name Kapoor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kapoor 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Kapoor. 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 182 military records available for the last name Kapoor. For the veterans among your Kapoor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kapoor Life Expectancy

What is the average Kapoor lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Kapoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kapoor in 1973 was 42, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kapoor 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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