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Kampe Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places called Kamp(e), in Pomerania, in Hessen, and near Düsseldorf. status name for a peasant farmer or serf (see Kamp 1). (Kämpe): occupational name for a champion (see Kampf).

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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Kamper, Kemper, Kampen, Kampf, Lampe, Krampe, Kade, Kamke, Damp

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Kampe Family Origin

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Kampe Family Occupations

What did your Kampe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kampe. A less common occupation for the Kampe family was Boarder. The most common Kampe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Kampe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Bartender

    4%
  • Boarder

    4%

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

Kampe Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kampe Life Expectancy

What is the average Kampe lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kampe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kampe in 1956 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kampe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kampe 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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