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Kamara Family History

Kamara Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic qamar ‘moon’.Hungarian: from kamara ‘little room’, from Latin camera or camara ‘house’, ‘room’, ‘royal treasury’. The most common Hungarian variant of this surname, Kamarás, is a status name for the treasurer of a court or of the royal household, or alternatively for a chamberlain. Compare German Kammerer.

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

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6,850 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
198 Military Records
475 Immigration Records
688 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kamara Families

  • Number of Kamara families
     2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kamara census records

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Kamara Family Origin

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Kamara Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kamara

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Kamara Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kamara census records

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Military Service by Kamara

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