Kamen Family History

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Kamen Name Meaning

Slavic (e.g. Czech Kámen or Slovak Kamen), German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Slavic word meaning ‘stone’ or ‘rock’ (see Kamin), either directly, as a nickname, topographic name, or ornamental name, or indirectly as a habitational name for someone from Chemnitz (Slavic Kamenice), near the Czech border with Germany, or from one of the many other places in eastern Europe named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Kamel, Kalen, Kamin, Kamer, Kaden, Kampen, Hamer, Kamens, Kade, Kamp

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Kamen Family Origin

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Kamen Family Occupations

What did your Kamen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kamen family was Blacksmith. The most common Kamen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kamen's were Farmers. Farmer, Freighter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamen.

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  • Farmer

  • Freighter

  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kamen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kamen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kamen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kamen. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Kamen. For the veterans among your Kamen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kamen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kamen in 1955 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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