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Capria Name Meaning

Italian (southern): nickname from the dialect word capria ‘doe’ ‘wild goat’ (from Latin caprea ‘wild goat’) and figuratively ‘capstan’ ‘windlass’ probably used as a metonymic occupational name.

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


Similar surnames: Capra, Carda, Calia, Cappa, Maria, Cara, Canela, Cain, Coria, Baria

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Where is the Capria family from?

You can see how Capria families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Capria family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Capria families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Capria families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Capria's in USA. New York had the highest population of Capria families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Capria surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Capria ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Capria. 31% of Capria men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Capria women worked as an Operator. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    100%
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What Capria family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 811 census records available for the last name Capria. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Capria 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Capria. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 252 military records available for the last name Capria. For the veterans among your Capria ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Capria lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Capria life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Capria in 1965 was 67, and 89 in 2004.

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