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  • Lizzy Caplan
    Elizabeth Anne "Lizzy" Caplan (born June 30, 1982) is an American actress. After starting her career in the critically acclaimed television series Freaks and Geeks in 1999, Caplan started to get wide...
  • Madeleine Caplan (c.1708 - c.1753)
  • Ray Danton (1931 - 1992)
    Ray Danton (September 19, 1931 – February 11, 1992), also known as Raymond Danton, was a radio, film, stage, and television actor, director, and producer whose most famous roles were in the screen bi...
  • Caplán (1923 - 1980)
  • Caplan (deceased)

About the Caplan surname

I was told that 'Caplan' was given as a last name to certain immigrants coming into the port of Baltimore while 'Kaplan' was given as a last name to certain immigrants coming into Ellis Island in New York. I have no source for this but it is something I read at some point.

On our family tree the name was orginally Capechofsky or Kapechofsky