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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Capone mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Capone

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  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Capone means "Leader of Strength".

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International Interest
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  1. United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)

capo +‎ -one

  1. Augmentative of capo
  2. a large hat
  3. Alternative form of cappone
  4. (nautical) a hoist for raising the anchor

Notable Persons Named Capone

Capone is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Capone was given the name Kiam Akasi Holley on February 8th, 1976. Capone is also known as Capone.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Capone

Al Capone is a gangster, bootlegger, racketeer, boss of chicago outfit, rum-running, racket (crime), and chicago outfit.


Frank was born on July 16th, 1895. He died on April 1st, 1924.


Ralph was born on January 12th, 1894. He left this life on November 22nd, 1974.


Capone is a hip hop music rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Capone was given the name Kiam Akasi Holley on February 8th, 1976. Capone is also known as Capone.


Louis Capone is a criminal. Louis is also known as Lou Capone".


Ade was born on December 26th, 1958 in Piacenza. He passed away on February 4th, 2015.


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International Interest for Capone

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Capone as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Capone U.S.
  White 93.67% 64.26%
  African American 0.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.43% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Capone

People with the last name Capone are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Capone

  • How Popular is the name Capone? Capone is the 28,979th most popular name of all time. As a last name Capone was the 6,595th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Capone have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 171 babies born with the first name Capone in the United States. That's more than enough people named Capone to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Capone? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1996 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Capone first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Capone is Wednesday, August 27th, 1980.
  • What year had the most people named Capone born? The highest recorded use of the first name Capone was in 2007 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Capone: Your name in reverse order is Enopac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cnopae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Capone? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,135 people with the last name Capone.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Capone? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Capone as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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