Lampe Family History

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Lampe Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Lambert. French: metonymic occupational name for someone who cast metal lamps and candlesticks, Old French lampe. Slovenian: from a short form of the medieval personal names Lampret or Lampreht, derivatives of the German personal name Lamprecht, Latin Lambertus (see Lambert). German: from a house name in Trier, where a prominent lamp or sign of a lamp gave rise to the name.

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

Similar surnames: Happe, Kamp, Laine, Lage, Lamp, Lamme, Rampe, Lamke, Hampe, Pape

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Lampe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lampe name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lampe. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Lampe Family Origin

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Lampe Family Occupations

What did your Lampe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lampe. The most common Lampe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lampe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lampe family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoe Maker


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

Lampe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Lampe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lampe 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Lampe. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lampe. For the veterans among your Lampe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lampe Life Expectancy

What is the average Lampe lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lampe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lampe in 1947 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lampe 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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