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Cappa Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from cappa ‘(hooded) cloak’, ‘cape’ (Late Latin cappa), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of capes, or possibly as a nickname for a habitual wearer of a distinctive cape.

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


Similar surnames: Coppa, Capra, Capp, Zappa, Cap, Capps, Rappa, Happe, Capua, Canepa

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Cappa Family Origin

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Cappa Family Occupations

What did your Cappa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cappa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Cappa's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cappa. A less common occupation for the Cappa family was Mucision.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Mucision

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cappa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cappa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cappa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cappa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cappa. 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 Cappa. For the veterans among your Cappa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cappa Life Expectancy

What is the average Cappa lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cappa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cappa in 1959 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cappa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cappa 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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