Capito Family History

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Capito Name Meaning

Italian (also Capitò): from a reduced form of the medieval Greek personal name Agapitos meaning ‘dear’, ‘beloved’. German: Latinized form of Haupt or Kopf ‘head’.

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

Similar surnames: Catino, Rabito, Carpio, Caputo, Comito, Apitz, Caito, Catto, Davino

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Capito Family Origin

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Capito Family Occupations

What did your Capito ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Capito family was Grocer. The most common Capito occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Capito's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Furniture Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capito.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Furniture Dealer

  • Grocer


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

Capito Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Capito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capito 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 416 immigration records available for the last name Capito. 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 737 military records available for the last name Capito. For the veterans among your Capito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capito Life Expectancy

What is the average Capito lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Capito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Capito in 1955 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capito

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capito 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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