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Kapadia Family History

Kapadia Name Meaning
Indian (Gujarat, Bombay city, Rajasthan): Hindu (Bania, Vania) and Parsi name meaning ‘cloth merchant’ in Gujarati, from kap??d ‘cloth’ (Sanskrit karpa?ta) + the adjectival suffix -ya.

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

3,277 Historical Documents with Kapadia on Ancestry
2,138 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
57 Military Records
572 Immigration Records
279 Census and Voter Lists
231 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kapadia Families

  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kapadia last name
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kapadia families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kapadia last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kapadia Family Origin

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Kapadia Family Occupations

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