Weitkamp Family History

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Weitkamp Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German weite ‘wheat’ + kamp ‘enclosed field’, ‘domain’.

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


Similar surnames: Heidkamp, Wehrkamp, Westerkamp, Seekamp, Telkamp, Niekamp, Steinkamp

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Weitkamp Family Origin

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Weitkamp Family Occupations

What did your Weitkamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weitkamp occupation in the USA was Teamster. 20% of Weitkamp's were Teamsters. A less common occupation for the Weitkamp family was Cooper. Teamster, At Home and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weitkamp.

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  • Teamster

    20%
  • At Home

    10%
  • Barkeeper

    10%
  • Cooper

    10%

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

Weitkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Weitkamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Weitkamp lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Weitkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Weitkamp in 1962 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weitkamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weitkamp 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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