Camp Name Meaning

Dutch (also van den Camp) and North German: from de camp ‘the field’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’), hence a topographic name or a status name denoting a small farmer or peasant (see Kamp). French: Norman, Picard, or southern form of Champ.

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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Camps, Campi, Champ, Cap, Campo, Damp, Ramp, Camm, Cain

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Camp Family Origin

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Camp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Camp family was Farm Laborer. The most common Camp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Camp's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camp.

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Camp Historical Records

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Camp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Camp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Camp in 1942 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camp

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