Capp Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cappe ‘cap’, ‘hat’ (Old English cæppe), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of caps and hats, or a nickname for someone who wore distinctive headgear. Compare Capper. Americanized spelling of German Kapp.

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

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Capp Family Origin

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Capp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capp. A less common occupation for the Capp family was Carpenter. The most common Capp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Capp's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Capp | Data not to scale

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Capp Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Capp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Capp in 1952 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capp

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