Capra Family History

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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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Capra name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Capra. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Italy


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Capra Family Origin

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Capra Family Occupations

What did your Capra ancestors do for a living?

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

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Capra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Capra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Capra. 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 Capra. For the veterans among your Capra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Capra Life Expectancy

What is the average Capra lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Capra 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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