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What does Cap mean?

Cap Pronunciation of Cap [cap] as a boys' name is of French derivation, and the meaning of the name Cap is "chaplain". Cap is a version of Capp (French): occupational name.


1 relation via Capp: Capps.

Creative forms:
(male) Caby, Caco, ..

(female) Cla, Co, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cap Karsen (C.K.), ..

How popular is Cap?

Cap is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#26738 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Cap entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1161 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cap name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cap outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cap is alike in pronunciation to Coop, Cope, Kip, Kipp and Kyp. Other suggested similar names are Cai, Cal, Cam, Caw, Caz, Chap and Nap. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cap.