Capps Family History

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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

What did your Capps ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Capps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Capps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capps census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Capps

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Capps. 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 Capps. For the veterans among your Capps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capps Life Expectancy

What is the average Capps lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Capps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capps 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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