Roskamp Family History

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Roskamp Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant of Roskam.

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


Similar surnames: Roskam, Bomkamp, Haskamp, Ryskamp, Nykamp, Rosman, Shamp, Romp

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Roskamp Family Origin

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Roskamp Family Occupations

What did your Roskamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roskamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Roskamp's were Farmers. Farmer, Contractor For Night Work and Porter Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roskamp. A less common occupation for the Roskamp family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Contractor For Night Work

    13%
  • Porter Store

    13%
  • Retired Farmer

    13%

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

Roskamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roskamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roskamp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Roskamp

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Roskamp. 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 Roskamp. For the veterans among your Roskamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roskamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Roskamp lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Roskamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Roskamp in 1958 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roskamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roskamp 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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