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Camps Name Meaning

Catalan and southern French: topographic name from camps ‘fields’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. French: Norman and Picard variant of the plural of Champ, etymologically identical with 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Camp, Campi, Campo, Cap, Campa, Damp, Ramus, Campos, Campen, Stamps

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Camps Family Origin

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Camps Family Occupations

What did your Camps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Camps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Camps's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camps. A less common occupation for the Camps family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Teamster

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Camps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Camps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camps 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 Camps. 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 Camps. For the veterans among your Camps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camps Life Expectancy

What is the average Camps lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Camps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Camps in 1940 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camps 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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