Camburn Family History

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Camburn Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Camborne in Cornwall, named with Cornish camm ‘crooked’ + bronn ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Lamborn, Chadburn, Cliburn, Colburn, Rayburn, Hamburg, Wilburn

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Camburn Family Origin

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Camburn Family Occupations

What did your Camburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Camburn occupation in the UK was Oyster Dredger. 26% of Camburn's were Oyster Dredgers. A less common occupation for the Camburn family was Master Mariner. Oyster Dredger, Annuitant and Master Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camburn.

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  • Oyster Dredger

  • Annuitant

  • Master Butcher

  • Master Mariner


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

Camburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Camburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camburn 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 331 immigration records available for the last name Camburn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 705 military records available for the last name Camburn. For the veterans among your Camburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Camburn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Camburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Camburn in 1950 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camburn 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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