Kammerer Family History

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Kammerer Name Meaning

German (Kämmerer; South German Kammerer): from Middle High German kamerære ‘chamberlain’ (from kamer(e) ‘chamber’), a status name for the treasurer of a court, a great household, or a city.

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

Similar surnames: Kammeyer, Kammer, Kemmerer, Kamerer, Dammeyer, Karrer, Kummer, Kemmer

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Kammerer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kammerer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kammerer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Kammerer Family Origin

Where is the Kammerer family from?

Kammerer Family Occupations

What did your Kammerer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kammerer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Kammerer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kammerer family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kammerer.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Kammerer Historical Records

What Kammerer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Kammerer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kammerer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kammerer. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Kammerer. For the veterans among your Kammerer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kammerer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kammerer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kammerer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kammerer in 1949 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kammerer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kammerer 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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