Capone Family History
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Capone Name Meaning
from an augmentative of capo ‘head’, applied as a nickname for someone with a big head, probably in the sense ‘arrogant’ or ‘stubborn’ rather than in a strictly literal sense. from capone ‘capon’, ‘castrated cock’, applied as a derogatory nickname for a cuckold, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept poultry.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press