Caperton Family History

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Caperton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Capton in Devon, earlier Capieton (1278) ‘estate (Old English tun) of a man called Capia’.

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


Similar surnames: Catterton, Catton, Harton, Overton, Caton, Marton, Hazelton, Allerton

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Caperton Family Origin

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Caperton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Baptist Preacher

    2%

In 1880, the most common Caperton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Caperton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Caperton family was Baptist Preacher. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caperton.

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Caperton Historical Records

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Caperton Life Expectancy

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Famous Caperton Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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