Capelle Family History
Capelle Name Meaning
English (Middlesex and Cambridgeshire): altered form of Capell . French: topographic name for someone living by a chapel from a regional variant of chapelle ‘chapel’ (compare Chapelle ) or a habitational name from any of several places named (La) Capelle. This surname is also found in Belgium (mainly Wallonia). Dutch (also Van Capelle) and Flemish: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Capelle or Kapelle from Middle Dutch capelle ‘chapel’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press