Camper Family History

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Camper Name Meaning

Respelling of German Kamper or Kämpfer (see Kampfer). The surname Camper is recorded in England, in the London and Essex area, in the 19th century; its origin is uncertain, but it may have been taken there from continental Europe.

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

Similar surnames: Casper, Carmer, Campen, Kamper, Cammer, Carper, Copper, Calder, Campe

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Camper Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Camper name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Camper. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Camper Family Origin

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Camper Family Occupations

What did your Camper ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Camper family was Agril Labor. Coffee H Keeper, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camper. The most common Camper occupation in the UK was Coffee H Keeper. 11% of Camper's were Coffee H Keepers.

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  • Coffee H Keeper

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Agril Labor


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

Camper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Camper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camper 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Camper. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Camper. For the veterans among your Camper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camper Life Expectancy

What is the average Camper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Camper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Camper in 1956 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camper 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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