Kapala Family History

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Kapala Name Meaning

Polish (also Kapala): nickname from a derivative of kapac ‘to drip’.

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


Similar surnames: Kapela, Kubala, Kapolka, Kaplan, Pala, Sasala, Kapla, Kalata, Malara

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Kapala Family Origin

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Kapala Family Occupations

What did your Kapala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Family Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kapala. 10% of Kapala men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Kapala women worked as a Family Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kapala were Painter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Helper
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Family Worker
    10%
  • Typist
    10%
  • Candy Pocker
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kapala Historical Records

What Kapala family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 886 census records available for the last name Kapala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kapala 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Kapala. 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 258 military records available for the last name Kapala. For the veterans among your Kapala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kapala Life Expectancy

What is the average Kapala lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kapala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kapala in 1956 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

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