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Campo Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: topographic name denoting someone who lived by a field from campo ‘field country(side)’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’) or a habitational name from any of numerous places called with this word. Compare Spanish Del Campo . Altered form of French Campeau .

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


Similar surnames: Campi, Capo, Ocampo, Camp, Campa, Compo, Camps, Campoy, Cardo, Canto

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Where is the Campo family from?

You can see how Campo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Campo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Campo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Campo family living in Florida Territory. This was about 50% of all the recorded Campo's in USA. Florida Territory and 1 other state had the highest population of Campo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Campo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Campo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Campo. 25% of Campo men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Campo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Campo were Presser and Dressmaker. .

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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
    25%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Fur Trapper
    5%
  • Presser
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Dressmaker
    8%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Campo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Campo 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Campo. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Campo. For the veterans among your Campo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Campo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Campo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Campo in 1942 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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