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Capper Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English cappe ‘cap’, ‘headgear’, hence an occupational name for a maker of caps and hats. Dutch: variant of Capers.

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


Similar surnames: Napper, Kapper, Tapper, Clapper, Copper, Carver, Cooper, Carder

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Capper Family Origin

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Capper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capper. The most common Capper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Capper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Capper family was Carpenter.

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Capper Historical Records

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Capper Life Expectancy

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