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Kapoor Family History

Kapoor Surname Meaning

Indian (Punjab): from a personal name meaning ‘camphor’ (Sanskrit karpūra). In Sanskrit literature it is common as a personal name. There is also a feminine form karpūrikā. Many compound names are found with karpūra as the first element: masculine names such as Karpuravarsha Karpurasena as well as female names such as Karpuratilaka and Karpuramanjari.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kaur, Kadar, Kastor, Rapport, Kapper, Kantor, Kaplon, Kapler, Knapton

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Where is the Kapoor family from?

You can see how Kapoor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kapoor family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Kapoor family living in Iowa. This was 100% of all the recorded Kapoor's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Kapoor families in 1920.
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Census Records

There are 344 census records available for the last name Kapoor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kapoor 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Kapoor. 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 182 military records available for the last name Kapoor. For the veterans among your Kapoor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kapoor lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Kapoor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kapoor in 1973 was 42, and 90 in 2004.

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