Kammeyer Family History

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Kammeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name denoting a tenant farmer whose farm was on a mountain crest, from Middle High German kamb(e), kam(me) ‘comb’, by extension ‘crest of a mountain range’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer).

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

Similar surnames: Dammeyer, Kammerer, Kallmeyer, Kampmeier, Kohlmeyer, Altmeyer

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Kammeyer Family Origin

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Kammeyer Family Occupations

What did your Kammeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kammeyer family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kammeyer. The most common Kammeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kammeyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Kammeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kammeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kammeyer 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Kammeyer. 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 667 military records available for the last name Kammeyer. For the veterans among your Kammeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kammeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kammeyer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kammeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kammeyer in 1951 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kammeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kammeyer 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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