Capps Name Meaning

English: variant of Capp. Respelling of German Kappus, a metonymic occupational name for a cabbage grower.

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


Similar surnames: Capp, Crapps, Cap, Copps, Cappa, Apps, Kapp, Happe, Capes, Nappo

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Capps Family Origin

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Capps Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Capps family was Laborer. The most common Capps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Capps's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capps.

Source: Census data for Capps | Data not to scale

Capps Historical Records

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Capps Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Capps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Capps in 1941 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capps

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