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Cappetta Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): diminutive of Cappa .

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


Similar surnames: Capretta, Carabetta, Carretta, Cassetta, Cappola, Cappello, Armetta

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Where is the Cappetta family from?

You can see how Cappetta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cappetta family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 17 Cappetta families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Cappetta's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cappetta families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cappetta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cappetta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cappetta. 30% of Cappetta men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Cappetta women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cappetta were Tailor and Clerk. .

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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
    30%
  • Barber
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Tailor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cappetta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cappetta 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 557 immigration records available for the last name Cappetta. 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 349 military records available for the last name Cappetta. For the veterans among your Cappetta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cappetta lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cappetta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cappetta in 1952 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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