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


Similar surnames: Hamer, Kauer, Kamel, Kammer, Kamber, Kamen, Kramer, Kamper, Kader

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Kamer Family Origin

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Kamer Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Boarding House

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%

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Kamer Historical Records

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Kamer Life Expectancy

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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.

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