Capron Family History

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Capron Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): metonymic occupational name for a hood maker, from Old Norman French caprun, Old French chaperon ‘hood or cap (worn by the nobility)’. French: from a Picard and southern form of chaperon (see 1, above).

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


Similar surnames: Caron, Capon, Campion, Carton, Catron, Cannon, Marron, Citron, Carbon

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Capron Family Origin

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Capron Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Machinist

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capron. The most common Capron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Capron's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Capron family was Machinist.

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Capron Life Expectancy

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