Kamer Name Meaning

Reduced form of Dutch van der Kamer or Verkamer: from kamer ‘room’, ‘chamber’, hence either a status name for a chamberlain or a topographic name for someone who lived in a single-room dwelling. Swiss German: variant of Kammer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Kammer ‘room’, ‘chamber’.

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

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Kamer Family Origin

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Kamer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Boarding House

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kamer family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamer. The most common Kamer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kamer's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Kamer | Data not to scale

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Kamer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Kamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kamer in 1960 was 24, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamer

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