Kamman Family History

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Kamman Name Meaning

Reduced form of German Kampmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a comb maker or wool comber, from Yiddish kam ‘comb’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Kamm, Karman, Kalman, Damman, Kammann, Kelman, Waxman, Kurman

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Kamman Family Origin

Where is the Kamman family from?

Kamman Family Occupations

What did your Kamman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kamman family was Hotel Keeper. The most common Kamman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kamman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamman.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Kamman Historical Records

What Kamman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kamman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamman 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Kamman. 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 521 military records available for the last name Kamman. For the veterans among your Kamman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamman Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kamman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kamman in 1954 was 51, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamman 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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