Kamel Family History

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Kamel Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic kamil ‘perfect’, ‘complete’. Compare Kamal. German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from kamel ‘camel’ (Latin camelus, Greek kamelos; cf. Hebrew gamal). This was a common house sign in central Europe in the later Middle Ages, and the surname generally denoted someone who lived in a house bearing this sign. It may also have been a nickname for an ill-tempered or clumsy person, or as a Jewish name it was probably ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Camel, Hamel, Kamen, Kamal, Kamer, Kabel, Kamin, Ramel, Kadel, Gabel

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Kamel Family Origin

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Kamel Family Occupations

What did your Kamel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farming and Farm Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kamel. The most common Kamel occupation in the USA was Farming. 60% of Kamel's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Kamel family was Stone Cutter.

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  • Farming

  • Farm Labor

  • Stone Cutter


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Kamel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kamel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamel 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 882 immigration records available for the last name Kamel. 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 433 military records available for the last name Kamel. For the veterans among your Kamel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamel Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kamel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kamel in 1963 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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