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

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Camps Family Origin

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Camps Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Teamster

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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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Camps Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camps

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