Capell Family History

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Capell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Capel. Catalan: from capell ‘hat’, ‘hood’, as a nickname for someone who habitually wore a hat or hood, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made hats or hoods.

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


Similar surnames: Capel, Capelle, Capella, Cabell, Call, Capwell, Chapell, Chappell

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Capell Family Origin

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Capell Family Occupations

What did your Capell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Capell family was Carpenter. The most common Capell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Capell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capell.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Capell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Capell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Capell. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Capell. For the veterans among your Capell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capell Life Expectancy

What is the average Capell lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Capell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Capell in 1954 was 79, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capell 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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