Capra Name Meaning

Italian: from capra ‘nanny goat’ (Latin capra), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a goat in some way, a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd, or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area where goats grazed.

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


Similar surnames: Cappa, Cap, Carra, Coppa, Capraro, Capri, Cara, Cabral, Caira, Camara

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Capra Family Origin

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Capra Family Occupations

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Between 1955 and 2004, Capra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Capra in 1955 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

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