Kamke Family History

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Kamke Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name of Slavic origin, possibly from a place named Kamminke, on the island of Usedom, Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Kampe, Kapke, Kaake, Kuske, Balke, Kade, Kaske, Lake, Kalka, Hamme

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Kamke Family Origin

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Kamke Family Occupations

What did your Kamke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, House & Sign Painter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kamke. The most common Kamke occupation in the USA was House & Sign Painter. 50% of Kamke's were House & Sign Painters.

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  • House & Sign Painter

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Kamke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kamke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kamke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kamke. For the veterans among your Kamke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kamke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kamke in 1959 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamke 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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