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

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Capon Family Origin

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Capon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Conductor

    7%
  • Flour Merchant

    7%
  • Hack Driver

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Conductor and Flour Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capon. A less common occupation for the Capon family was Hack Driver. The most common Capon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Capon's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Capon | Data not to scale

Capon Historical Records

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Capon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capon

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