Home > Kapel


What does Kapel mean?

Kapel Pronunciation of Kapel [kapel] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Kapel means "he who supplants". Kapel is a Yiddish form of Jacob (Hebrew).

Associated with: supplants (victory).


4 relations via Jacob: Jake, Jakeb, James and Jamey.

Creative forms:
(male) Kaepel, Khapel, ..

(female) Kame, Kapie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kapel Leandro (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kapel?

Kapel is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#76465 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jacob (#4 the previous year), Jake (#205), Jakeb, James (#7) and Jamey are the popular variation forms of Kapel (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Kapel were at the top of their popularity during 1940-1949 (adoption of 5.4%) and have become significantly less common since (adoption 1.7%, 68% less), with forms such as James becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jake, Jakeb, James, Jamey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jacob, Jake, James outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kapel is pronounced similarly to Capel, Capell, Cappel and Keppel. Other recommended names are Cadel, Cael, Carel, Dael, Darel, Gael, Gamel, Hamel, Harel, Havel, Hazel, Jael, Jamel, Jarel, Kacey, Kacper, Kade, Kaden, Kael, Kagen, Kahil, Kail, Kale, Kaleb, Kaleel, Kalen, Kaley, Kalil, Kamal, Kameel, Kamil, Kane, Kaniel, Karel, Karl, Karmel, Karol, Karrel, Kasee, Kasey, Kasper, Kaye, Nagel, Pauel, Pavel, Pawel, Pazel, Rafel, Ravel, Sahel and Yael. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kapel.

See names
in meaning and etymology.