Kamps Family History

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Kamps Name Meaning

German: derivative of Kamp 1.

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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Kemps, Kampe, Kampf, Kampa, Kaps, Kalp, Kapp, Dampf, Ambs

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Kamps Family Origin

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Kamps Family Occupations

What did your Kamps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kamps family was Blk Smith. Farmer, Keeping House and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamps. The most common Kamps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kamps's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    7%
  • Blk Smith

    3%

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

Kamps Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kamps Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamps lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kamps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kamps in 1955 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamps 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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