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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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  • Carpenter And Builder

    20%
  • Keep House

    20%
  • Laborer-Watchman

    20%
  • Runs Dairy

    20%

In 1880, the most common Trenkamp occupation in the USA was Carpenter And Builder. 20% of Trenkamp's were Carpenter And Builders. A less common occupation for the Trenkamp family was Runs Dairy. Carpenter And Builder, Keep House and Laborer-Watchman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trenkamp.

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