name that was given to a person who was a poultry farmer, having derived from the Old French word
, where one of the first records of the name was Simon Capun was listed in the Feet of Fines in 1227.
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Capone has been recorded under many different variations, including Capon, Capun, Capoun, Caponne, Capunne, Caponn, Cappon and many more.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Capone or a variant listed above:
Capone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Almerindo Capone, aged 21, who emigrated to America from Torre Nocelli, in 1899
Capone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alestio Capone, aged 25, who settled in America from Pratololerra, Italy, in 1904
- Amelia Capone, aged 8, who landed in America from Torre le Nocelle, Avellino, in 1908
- Alessandro Capone, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Montella, Italy, in 1910
- Agoreta Capone, aged 40, who settled in America from Battifesglia, Italy, in 1910
- Almerindo Capone, aged 29, who landed in America from Civita C., Italy, in 1913
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