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Champion Family History

Champion Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin) and French: status name for a professional champion, especially an agent employed to represent one of the parties in a trial by combat, a method of settling disputes current in the Middle Ages. The word comes from Old French champion, campion (Late Latin campio, genitive campionis, a derivative of campus ‘plain’, ‘field of battle’). Compare Campion, Kemp.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

893,352 Historical Documents with Champion on Ancestry.com
191,898 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
43,012 Military Records
9,964 Immigration Records
132,179 Census and Voter Lists
516,299 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Champion Families

  • Number of Champion families
     99 - 196
     34 - 98
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Champion families
     364 - 726
     122 - 363
     1 - 121
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Champion families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Champion Family Origin

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Champion Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Champion

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Champion Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Champion Civil War Service Records

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