Capon Family History

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Capon Name Meaning

Spanish (Capón): from Spanish capón ‘capon’, applied as a derogatory nickname for a feeble man or a cuckold. French: nickname (see 1 above) from capon ‘capon’, a southern, Norman, and Picard equivalent of standard French chapon.

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

Similar surnames: Capone, Capron, Caron, Capo, Cain, Chapin, Cap, Capan, Cappon, Carton

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Capon Family Origin

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Capon Family Occupations

What did your Capon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Capon. 15% of Capon men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Capon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Capon were Machinist and Basket Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Hand
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • Basket Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Capon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Capon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Capon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Capon. For the veterans among your Capon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capon Life Expectancy

What is the average Capon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Capon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Capon in 1957 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capon 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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