Feldkamp Family History

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Feldkamp Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living by a field in open country, from Middle Low German feld ‘open country’ + kamp (from Latin campus) ‘grazing place’, ‘small tree nursery’, apparently for someone who owned or farmed land in an unprotected area, away from a settlement.

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

Similar surnames: Telkamp, Heidkamp, Helmkamp, Seekamp, Bergkamp, Oldenkamp, Weitkamp

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Feldkamp Family Origin

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Feldkamp Family Occupations

What did your Feldkamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feldkamp family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feldkamp. The most common Feldkamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Feldkamp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Grocer

  • Keeping House


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Feldkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Feldkamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feldkamp 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Feldkamp. 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 806 military records available for the last name Feldkamp. For the veterans among your Feldkamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feldkamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Feldkamp lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Feldkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Feldkamp in 1956 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

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