Ocamb Family History

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Ocamb Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Lamb, Camm, Camp, Acomb, Cam, Camba, Camby, Kramb, Mclamb, Comb

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Ocamb Family Origin

Where is the Ocamb family from?

Ocamb Family Occupations

What did your Ocamb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ocamb family was Machinist. Carpet Weaver, Farmer and Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ocamb. The most common Ocamb occupation in the USA was Carpet Weaver. 25% of Ocamb's were Carpet Weavers.

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  • Carpet Weaver

  • Farmer

  • Hunter

  • Machinist


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ocamb ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ocamb Historical Records

What Ocamb family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 767 census records available for the last name Ocamb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ocamb census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ocamb

Passenger List

There are 45 immigration records available for the last name Ocamb. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 194 military records available for the last name Ocamb. For the veterans among your Ocamb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ocamb Life Expectancy

What is the average Ocamb lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2003, in the United States, Ocamb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ocamb in 1947 was 71, and 49 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ocamb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ocamb ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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