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The nationality of Capps is often complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Capps may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came in to being organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).

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The meaning of Capps come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many names like Capps come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Capps were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Capps. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Capps name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Names like Capps change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over generations.

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