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?

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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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Capell Historical Records

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Capell Life Expectancy

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