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Camus Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with a snub nose, Old French camus.

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


Similar surnames: Ramus, Camps, Camby, Maus, Camuso, Calmes, Hanus, Amuso, Campo, Cates

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Where is the Camus family from?

You can see how Camus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camus family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Camus families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Camus families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Camus's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Camus families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Camus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Camus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Camus. 34% of Camus men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Camus women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
    34%
  • Electrician
    17%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Brakeman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Camus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Camus. 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 709 military records available for the last name Camus. For the veterans among your Camus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Camus lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Camus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Camus in 1953 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

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