Caputo Family History

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Caputo Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname from caputo ‘stubborn’, ‘obstinate’; also literally for someone with a large head.

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

Similar surnames: Capurro, Saputo, Capito, Scaduto, Caputi, Caputa, Capo, Camuso

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Caputo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Caputo name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Caputo Family Origin

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Caputo Family Occupations

What did your Caputo ancestors do for a living?

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

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Caputo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Caputo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caputo 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Caputo. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Caputo. For the veterans among your Caputo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caputo Life Expectancy

What is the average Caputo lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Caputo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Caputo in 1951 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caputo 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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