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Caplin Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a chantry priest (or the servant of one), a priest endowed to sing mass daily on behalf of the souls of the dead (Late Latin capellanus). Compare Chaplin. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kaeppelin, a diminutive of Kappel.

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


Similar surnames: Chaplin, Carlin, Camplin, Caplan, Maslin, Coplin, Collin, Taplin

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Caplin Family Origin

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Caplin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Grocer Clerk

    7%
  • Hearth Maker

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Caplin family was Hearth Maker. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Grocer Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caplin. The most common Caplin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Caplin's were Farmers.

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Caplin Life Expectancy

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