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Caplan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Caplan family


The surname Caplan was first found in Switzerland, where the family gained a significant reputation for its contributions to the emerging mediaeval society. The name became prominent as many branches of the family founded separate houses and acquired estates in various regions, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Caplan family


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Another 52 words (4 lines of text) covering the year 1902 is included under the topic Early Caplan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Caplan Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kappelan, Cappelan, Kaplan, Kappeln, Cappeln, Kappelen, Kapellen and many more.

Early Notables of the Caplan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Caplan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Caplan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rubi Caplan, who arrived in Texas in 1850-1906 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Caplan (post 1700)


  • Twink Caplan (b. 1947), American actress, comedian and producer
  • Elizabeth Anne "Lizzy" Caplan (b. 1982), American actress, best known for her role as Janis Ian in Mean Girls
  • Kimby Caplan (b. 1974), American filmmaker from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Irwin "Cap" Caplan (1919-2007), American illustrator, painter, designer and cartoonist, best known as the creator of Famous Last Words, in The Saturday Evening Post
  • Bryan Caplan (b. 1971), American economist, a professor of Economics at George Mason University
  • Gerald Lewis "Gerry" Caplan PhD (b. 1938), Canadian academic, public policy analyst, commentator and political activist
  • Elinor Caplan PC (b. 1944), Canadian retired politician and businesswoman in Ontario, Member of Parliament for Thornhill (1997-2004)
  • David Caplan (b. 1964), Canadian politician in Ontario, MPP for Don Valley East (1999-2011)
  • Naomi Caplan Matusow (b. 1938), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988 (alternate), 2000; Member of New York State Assembly, 1993 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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