Camplin Family History

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Camplin Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English camelin ‘camel’ (Latin camelinus, a derivative of camelus), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of camel-hair cloth. Compare Camel.

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

Similar surnames: Caplin, Chaplin, Pamplin, Catlin, Campton, Carlin, Cantlin, Gamlin

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Camplin Family Origin

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Camplin Family Occupations

What did your Camplin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Stone Mason and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camplin. The most common Camplin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Camplin's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Camplin family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Stone Mason

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


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

Camplin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Camplin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camplin 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 836 immigration records available for the last name Camplin. 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 645 military records available for the last name Camplin. For the veterans among your Camplin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camplin Life Expectancy

What is the average Camplin lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Camplin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Camplin in 1965 was 81, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camplin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camplin 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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