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Van Kampen Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from the port of Kampen in Overijssel, or from any of various other places named with kamp ‘field’, for example in Zeeland, North Brabant, and North Holland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Kempen, Van Haren, Van Campen, Van Camp, Van Gerpen, Van Dam

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Van Kampen Family Origin

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Van Kampen Family Occupations

What did your Van Kampen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Boiler Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Van Kampen. The most common Van Kampen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Van Kampen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Kampen family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Boiler Maker

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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

Van Kampen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Van Kampen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Kampen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Van Kampen. 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 Van Kampen. For the veterans among your Van Kampen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Kampen Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Kampen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Van Kampen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Van Kampen in 1959 was 54, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Kampen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Kampen 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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