Camp Family History

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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

What did your Camp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Camp family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Camp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Camp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Camp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Camp. For the veterans among your Camp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camp Life Expectancy

What is the average Camp lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camp 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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