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Capretta Name Meaning

Italian: from capretta ‘female kid’ a diminutive of capra ‘nanny goat’.

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


Similar surnames: Cappetta, Capra, Carretta, Cassetta, Barretta, Panetta, Cornetta

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Where is the Capretta family from?

You can see how Capretta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Capretta family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Capretta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Capretta families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Capretta's in USA. New York had the highest population of Capretta families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Capretta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Capretta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Capretta. 59% of Capretta men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    59%
  • Mechanic
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
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What Capretta family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 703 census records available for the last name Capretta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capretta 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Capretta. 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 161 military records available for the last name Capretta. For the veterans among your Capretta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Capretta lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Capretta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Capretta in 1955 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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