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Kampf Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (mainly Kämpf): from Middle High German kampf German Kamf ‘fight struggle’ hence an occupational name for a champion a professional fighter (see Kemp ) or a nickname for someone with a pugnacious temperament. As a Jewish name it can be artificial. Compare Kaempf . German: extended form of Kamp

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Karpf, Kamp, Karp, Krampf, Knopf, Kemp, Kumpf, Kamin, Kampfer, Kopf

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Where is the Kampf family from?

You can see how Kampf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kampf family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kampf families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Kampf families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Kampf's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kampf families in 1840.
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What did your Kampf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kampf. 17% of Kampf men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kampf women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kampf were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kampf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kampf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kampf. 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 Cards

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Kampf. For the veterans among your Kampf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kampf lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kampf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kampf in 1948 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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