Trenkamp Family History

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Trenkamp Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Threnkamp, a topographic name for someone living by a hummocky field, from Middle Low German trint ‘round’, ‘hump’ + kamp ‘enclosed field’, ‘domain’. The element trint occurs frequently in field and place names, such as Drentwede (Hannover), Trendelenburg (Westphalia). German: perhaps also a topographic name from Middle High German tren ‘drone’, ‘bumblebee’ + kamp ‘field’, ‘domain’.

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

Similar surnames: Telkamp, Overkamp, Seekamp, Kamp, Hasenkamp, Oldenkamp, Steinkamp

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Trenkamp Family Origin

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Trenkamp Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trenkamp. 50% of Trenkamp men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Trenkamp women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trenkamp were Owner and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife

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

Trenkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 943 census records available for the last name Trenkamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trenkamp 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 149 immigration records available for the last name Trenkamp. 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 109 military records available for the last name Trenkamp. For the veterans among your Trenkamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trenkamp Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Trenkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Trenkamp in 1963 was 87, and 50 in 2004.

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