Origins of the Cap surname

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    In 1921, most Caps lived in south-east

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    Interesting facts about Cap

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    Who were Caps most likely to marry?

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    What are the most common Cap first names?

    John

    William

    Mary

    Anna

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    Common jobs for Caps

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Commmon female occupations for Caps in 1921

    Laundress

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    Dressmaker

    4

    Housemaid

    4

    Servant

    4

    House Servant

    3

    Commmon male occupations for Caps in 1921

    Baker

    5

    Agricultural Labourer

    4

    Carpenter

    3

    Candlemaker

    2

    Farmer

    2

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