Last name: CAPON

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CAPON : This last name is indexed 105,141 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CAPON : 1: English French (northern) and Walloon: from Middle English capo(u)n capen Picard capon and Middle Dutch capoen ‘capon’ applied as an unflattering nickname for a feeble man or a cuckold or as a metonymic occupational name for someone who reared or sold capons. This surname is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium.2: Spanish (Capón) and Jewish (Sephardic): from Spanish capón a cognate of 1 above.

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