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Meaning of the name Capucine

[ 3 syll. ca-pu-ci-ne, cap-uc-ine ] The baby girl name Capucine is pronounced Kaa-PuwSIY-N †.

1: Capucine is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in French. The name Capucine means 'cape; hood'. The name is derived ultimately from the Latin caput, via the Italian cappa and its derivative, capuccio. The latter has given its name to the Capucine nuns who wear capes; the cappucino drink is similarly named for its cape-like appearance.

2: Capucine's origin is French. It is derived from the word capucine with the meaning 'nasturtium'. The nasturtium flower is also known as the capucine in French in reference to its caped shape. The flower has appeared in a French nursery rhyme.

See also the related categories, nuns (priestess), italian, french, and flower.

Capucine is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Capucine include Covan, Coven, and Covon.

† English pronunciation for Capucine: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

A famous person named Capucine is Actress Capucine, born 6 January 1928 - 17 March 1990, Saint-Raphaël, Var, France.


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