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Capano Name Meaning

Italian (southern): variant of Capuano a habitational name for someone from Capua in Campania.

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


Similar surnames: Capuano, Campano, Casano, Catano, Carano, Castano, Canzano, Capo

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Where is the Capano family from?

You can see how Capano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Capano family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Capano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Capano families living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Capano's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Capano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Capano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Capano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Millinery were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Capano. 39% of Capano men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Capano women worked as a Millinery. Some less common occupations for Americans named Capano were Watchman and Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Barber
    9%
  • Watchman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Millinery
    14%
  • Finisher
    9%
  • Folder
    9%
  • Operator
    9%
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What Capano family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Capano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capano census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 991 immigration records available for the last name Capano. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 289 military records available for the last name Capano. For the veterans among your Capano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Capano lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Capano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Capano in 1956 was 51, and 89 in 2004.

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