Caplin Family History
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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