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Capen may refer to:

  • 11696 Capen, main belt asteroid
  • Capen Street (MBTA station), station on MBTA's Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line
  • Elisha Capen Monk, American businessman and politician
  • Elmer Hewitt Capen (1838–1905), the third president of Tufts College (now Tufts University)
  • Jerry Capen, fictional character on the American TV series The Larry Sanders Show
  • Joseph Capen (1658–1725), minister in Topsfield, Massachusetts, from 1681 to his death
  • Nahum Capen (1804–1886), American author and editor
  • Parson Capen House, built in 1683 as the home of local pastor the Reverend Joseph Capen
  • Samuel P. Capen (1878-1956), American educational administrator
  • Stephen Capen (1946–2005), popular American Radio Announcer and disc jockey