Last name: CAPELL

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CAPELL : This last name is indexed 27,920 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CAPELL : 1: English: variant of Chappell ‘chapel’ from a Norman form with hard c- applied as a topographic or occupational name or as a habitational name for someone from any of several minor places called with this word such as Capel in Surrey Capel le Ferne in Kent or Capel Saint Andrew and Capel Saint Mary in Suffolk.2: English: from Middle English capel caple capul(le) ‘stallion gelding; warhorse cart horse riding horse’ denoting someone thought to resemble a horse in some way or possibly someone whose occupation involved horses.3: Catalan: from capell ‘hat hood’ as a nickname for someone who habitually wore a hat or hood or a metonymic occupational name for someone who made hats or hoods.

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