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Capps Family History

Capps Name Meaning
English: variant of Capp.Respelling of German Kappus, a metonymic occupational name for a cabbage grower.

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

541,596 Historical Documents with Capps on Ancestry.com
104,106 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,519 Military Records
2,269 Immigration Records
54,409 Census and Voter Lists
365,293 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Capps Families

  • Number of Capps families
     121 - 239
     41 - 120
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Capps families
     56 - 109
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Capps last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Capps census records

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Capps Family Origin

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Capps Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Capps

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Capps Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Capps census records

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Capps Civil War Service Records

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