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Campa Family History

Campa Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of various places named with campa ‘ditch’, for example Campa in Lugo and Biscay provinces, or La Campa in Asturies. Slovenian (Campa): see Champa.

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

Similar surnames: Campi, Campo, Camba, Camps, Champa, Lama, Campen, Lapa, Chappa, Damp

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Where is the Campa family from?

You can see how Campa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Campa family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Campa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Campa families living in Arizona. This was about 27% of all the recorded Campa's in USA. Arizona had the highest population of Campa families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Campa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Campa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Campa. 37% of Campa men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Campa women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Campa were Labor and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Orange Picker
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Cook
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Campa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Campa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Campa. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Campa lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Campa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Campa in 1950 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

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