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Capello Family History

Capello Name Meaning

nickname for a trickster, from capello ‘trick’ (Latin capullum). variant of Cappello.

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


Similar surnames: Cabello, Capell, Coello, Carello, Capelli, Capelle, Cardello

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Where is the Capello family from?

You can see how Capello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Capello family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Capello families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Capello families living in New Jersey. This was about 31% of all the recorded Capello's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Capello families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Capello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Capello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Capello. 37% of Capello men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Capello women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Capello were Truck Driver 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
    37%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Secretary
    12%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Operator
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Capello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capello 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Capello. 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 660 military records available for the last name Capello. For the veterans among your Capello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Capello lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Capello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Capello in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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