Capri

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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Capri

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ca"pri
Wine produced on the island of Capri, commonly a light, dry, white wine.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An island (part of Campania) in the Bay of Naples in southern Italy; a tourist attraction noted for beautiful scenery
Wiktionary
  1. An island in the Bay of Naples; part of Campania
  2. Wine produced on the island of Capri, commonly a light dry white wine.

Capri was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Capri

Capri was given the name Christina Walsh on March 30th, 1988 in New York City.

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Capri Virkkunen is a glam rock, europop, and symphonic metal singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She plays Piano and Vocals. She was most active from 1997 to present. Capri was given the name Päivi Virkkunen on February 28th, 1972 in Vaasa, Finland. Capri is also known as Päivi Selo.

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Capri Cafaro is an office holder. Capri was born on November 21st, 1977 in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Capri

She was most prominent from 1956 to 1979. Ahna was given the name Anna Marie Nanasi on July 6th, 1944 in Budapest. She left this life on August 19th, 2010.

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Kid Capri is a hip hop music dj, rapper, disc jockey, and rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 1975 to present. Kid was given the name David Anthony Love, Jr.

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Ana Capri is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 1996.

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Peppino di Capri is a canzone napoletana, pop music, and italian popular music musician. He plays Piano. His most notable accomplishments were from 1958 to 1958.

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Her career lasted from 1957 to 1957. Alaina is also known as Aeilana Tuccinardi.

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Herson Capri is an actor and director. His ongoing career started in 1978. Herson was given the name Herson Capri Freire on November 8th, 1951 in Ponta Grossa.

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How popular is the baby name Capri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 7 7 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 5 5 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 8 8 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 10 10 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 8 8 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 17 17 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 20 20 0
1977 20 20 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 29 24 5
1983 30 30 0
1984 27 21 6
1985 29 29 0
1986 37 37 0
1987 36 36 0
1988 58 58 0
1989 59 59 0
1990 54 54 0
1991 69 64 5
1992 68 62 6
1993 71 65 6
1994 46 46 0
1995 39 39 0
1996 39 34 5
1997 42 42 0
1998 51 40 11
1999 68 60 8
2000 71 71 0
2001 47 47 0
2002 39 39 0
2003 47 47 0
2004 39 39 0
2005 45 45 0
2006 52 52 0
2007 59 59 0
2008 124 124 0
2009 138 138 0
2010 145 145 0
2011 191 191 0
2012 159 159 0
2013 179 179 0
2014 192 192 0
2015 171 171 0
2016 140 135 5
2017 162 162 0

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Popularity of Capri as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Capri U.S.
  White 85.71% 64.26%
  African American 3.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Capri

People with the last name Capri are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Capri

  • How Popular is the name Capri? Capri is the 5,034th most popular name of all time. As a last name Capri was the 47,356th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Capri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,182 babies born with the first name Capri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Capri to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Capri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Capri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Capri was in 2014 with a total of 192 babies.
  • Random Capri Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Capri is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Capri: Your name in reverse order is Irpac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iarcp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Capri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 448 people with the last name Capri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Capri? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Capri as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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