Lamp Family History

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Lamp Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of Lambert.

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

Similar surnames: Lampe, Lam, Lamm, Lemp, Camp, Lamb, Lampl, Lemm, Lans, Damp

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Lamp Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lamp name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lamp. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Lamp Family Origin

Where is the Lamp family from?

Lamp Family Occupations

What did your Lamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lamp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamp. A less common occupation for the Lamp family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Teamster

  • Farm Laborer


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

Lamp Historical Records

What Lamp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Lamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamp 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamp. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lamp. For the veterans among your Lamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamp lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lamp in 1956 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamp 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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