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Cappella Family History

Cappella Name Meaning

Italian:: habitational name from any of numerous places called with cappella ‘chapel’ or a topographic name for someone who lived by a chapel. variant of Cappello .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Capella, Capelle, Chappell, Chappelle, Cappello, Capell, Canela

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Where is the Cappella family from?

You can see how Cappella families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cappella family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Cappella families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Cappella families living in Michigan. This was about 36% of all the recorded Cappella's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Cappella families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cappella surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cappella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cappella. 36% of Cappella men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cappella women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cappella were Miner and Hairdresser. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Miner
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Hairdresser
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cappella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cappella census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 835 immigration records available for the last name Cappella. 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 Cards

There are 472 military records available for the last name Cappella. For the veterans among your Cappella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cappella lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cappella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cappella in 1950 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

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