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Delcambre Family History

Delcambre Name Meaning

French (mainly Nord): habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ denoting someone from Le Cambre or La Cambre the names of a few places in the north of France. Compare Cambre .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cambre, Delaware, Delamar, Delcamp, Delage, Welcome, Delorme, Delaune

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Where is the Delcambre family from?

You can see how Delcambre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delcambre family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Delcambre families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Delcambre families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Delcambre's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Delcambre families in 1840.
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What did your Delcambre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delcambre. 41% of Delcambre men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Delcambre women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delcambre were Farmer and Salt Packer. .

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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
  • Carpenter
  • Fur Trapper
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Laborer
  • Salt Packer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Delcambre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delcambre 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 103 immigration records available for the last name Delcambre. 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 770 military records available for the last name Delcambre. For the veterans among your Delcambre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delcambre lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Delcambre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Delcambre in 1953 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

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