Kamper Family History

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Kamper Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): topographic or status name for a peasant farmer or serf, from an agent derivative of Kamp 1. North German variant of Kämpfer (see Kampfer).

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

Similar surnames: Kemper, Kapper, Kampfer, Kampen, Kampe, Kamer, Kammer, Kamber, Kamler

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Kamper Family Origin

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Kamper Family Occupations

What did your Kamper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamper. A less common occupation for the Kamper family was Artist. The most common Kamper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kamper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Artist


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

Kamper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kamper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamper 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kamper. 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 Kamper. For the veterans among your Kamper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamper Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamper lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kamper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kamper in 1960 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamper 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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