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Kammer Name Meaning

from Kammer ‘chamber’, ‘storage chamber’, ‘treasury’, hence an occupational name for a chamberlain or treasurer (see Kammerer). (Kämmer) occupational name for a comb maker or a wool comber or fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kam(b), kam(me) ‘comb’.

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


Similar surnames: Kamler, Kemmer, Kamber, Kamer, Kimmer, Hammer, Kommer, Kummer, Ammer

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Kammer Family Origin

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Kammer Family Occupations

What did your Kammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kammer. The most common Kammer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kammer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kammer family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Baker

    7%

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

Kammer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kammer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kammer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kammer in 1949 was 42, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kammer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kammer 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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