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Capwell Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. Possibly an Americanized spelling of South German Köpfel, from a diminutive of Kopf 2.

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


Similar surnames: Cardell, Caswell, Capell, Cowell, Bagwell, Chappell, Maxwell

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Capwell Family Origin

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Capwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Huckster

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Capwell family was Huckster. The most common Capwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Capwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Capwell.

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Capwell Historical Records

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Capwell Life Expectancy

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