Campton Family History

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Campton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Campton in Bedfordshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement (Old English tun) by the Camel river’ (a lost river-name of Celtic origin).

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


Similar surnames: Lampton, Compton, Rampton, Hampton, Frampton, Caton, Cayton, Caston

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Campton Family Origin

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Campton Family Occupations

What did your Campton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Campton. 34% of Campton men worked as a Bricklayer and 80% of Campton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Campton were Advertising Agent and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    34%
  • Master Blacksmith
    23%
  • Dyers Clerk
    23%
  • Advertising Agent
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Shorthand Typist
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Campton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Campton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Campton 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 Campton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Campton. For the veterans among your Campton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Campton Life Expectancy

What is the average Campton lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Campton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Campton in 1958 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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