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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 called 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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Where is the Van Kampen family from?

You can see how Van Kampen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Van Kampen family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Van Kampen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Van Kampen families living in Michigan. This was about 88% of all the recorded Van Kampen's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Van Kampen families in 1880.
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What did your Van Kampen ancestors do for a living?

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.

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Census Records

There are 1,000 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 Lists

There are 804 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 Cards

There are 206 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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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.

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