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Caplan Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized spelling of Kaplan. Altered spelling of French and English Caplin, a variant of Chaplin.

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


Similar surnames: Caplin, Kaplan, Kaplin, Kaplun, Allan, Alan, Calland, Colan, Cagan

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Caplan Family Origin

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Caplan Family Occupations

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  • Cutter

    20%
  • Gilder

    20%
  • Jeweler

    20%
  • Peddler

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Caplan family was Peddler. The most common Caplan occupation in the USA was Cutter. 20% of Caplan's were Cutters. Cutter, Gilder and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caplan.

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Caplan Historical Records

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Caplan Life Expectancy

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