Between 1909 and 2022 there were 4 births of Capital in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Capital per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Capital   
In Italiano Nome Capital   

Information about the first name Capital

The first name Capital has been assigned to:
75.00% to boys
25.00% to girls
The country where the first name Capital is the most common is:
CH Switzerland
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

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Origin and meaning of name Capital

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English capital, borrowed from Latin capitālis (“of the head”) (in sense “head of cattle”), from caput (“head”) (English cap). Use in trade and finance originated in Medieval economies when a common but expensive transaction involved trading heads of cattle.
  • Compare chattel and kith and kine (“all one’s possessions”), which also use “cow” to mean “property”.
  • This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.
Adjective src :
  • capital (not comparable)
  • Of prime importance.
  • Chief, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of a state or nation.
  • (comparable, Britain, dated) Excellent.
  • (crime) Punishable by, or involving punishment by, death.
  • Uppercase.
  • Antonym: lower-case
  • used to emphasise greatness or absoluteness
  • Of or relating to the head.
Alternative forms src :
  • capitall (obsolete)
Anagrams src :
  • palatic, placita
Pronunciation src :
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈkæp.ɪ.təl/
  • (US) IPA(key): [ˈkæp.ɪ.ɾəl]
  • Homophone: capitol
Noun (Antonyms) src :
  • (An uppercase letter): minuscule
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (An uppercase letter): caps (in the plural), majuscule
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The homophone capitol refers only to a building, usually one that houses the legislative branch of a government, and often one located in a capital city.
FR French
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin capitālis. Doublet of cheptel.
Adjective src :
  • capital (feminine capitale, masculine plural capitaux, feminine plural capitales)
  • capital (important)
Anagrams src :
  • plaçait
Noun src :
  • capital m (plural capitaux)
  • capital (money and wealth)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ka.pi.tal/
Related terms src :
  • capitale
  • capitaliser
  • capitalisme
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin capitālis. Doublet of caudal.
Adjective src :
  • capital m or f (masculine and feminine plural capitales)
  • capital (important)
  • capital (relating to a death sentence)
Noun src :
  • capital f (plural capitales)
  • capital (city)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /kapiˈtal/ [ka.piˈt̪al]
  • (Latin America)
  • Rhymes: -al
  • Syllabification: ca‧pi‧tal
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin capitālis. Doublet of cabedal and caudal.
Adjective src :
  • capital m or f (plural capitais)
  • capital (of prime importance)
  • (law) capital (involving punishment by death)
  • (rare, anatomy) capital (relating to the head)
Noun src :
  • capital m (plural capitais)
  • (finances) capital (money that can be used to acquire goods and services)
  • (figuratively) anything of prime importance
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw
  • Hyphenation: ca‧pi‧tal
Adjective (Related terms) src :
  • cabeça
  • cabedal
  • cabo
  • caput
  • caudal
  • per capita
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • capitalismo
  • capitalista
RO Romanian
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from French capital, Latin capitālis.
Adjective src :
  • capital m or n (feminine singular capitală, masculine plural capitali, feminine and neuter plural capitale)
  • capital, important
Noun src :
  • capital n (plural capitaluri)
  • (economics, business) capital
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ka.piˈtal/
Etymology src :
  • Substantive form of capitālis (“mortal, relating to the head”).
Noun src :
  • capital n (genitive capitālis); third declension
  • a capital offence; a crime punishable by death, civil death, or exile
  • capital facere ― to commit a capital offence
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈka.pi.tal/, [ˈkäpɪt̪äɫ̪]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈka.pi.tal/, [ˈkäːpit̪äl]
Noun (Declension) src :
  • Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Popularity of the name Capital

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Total births of Capital by country

Births with the first name Capital
1909 - 2021
2000 - 2022

Comments on the name Capital

Personalities with the first name Capital

There is 0 personality with the first name Capital

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Capital

There are 1 actor and actress with the first name Capital
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Rankings of first name CAPITAL by country

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