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Champ Family History

Champ Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French champ ‘field’, ‘open land’ (Latin campus ‘plain’, ‘expanse of flat land’), a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a field or expanse of open country, or else in the countryside as opposed to a town.

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


Similar surnames: Camp, Kamp, Hamm, Cham, Chapp, Wham, Chard, Campo, Schamp, Champe

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Where is the Champ family from?

You can see how Champ families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Champ family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Champ families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 173 Champ families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Champ's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Champ families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Champ surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Champ ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Champ. 38% of Champ men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Champ women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Champ were Builders Labourer and Dressmaker. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    38%
  • Gardener
    14%
  • Bricklayer
    11%
  • Builders Labourer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Dressmaker
    2%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Champ. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Champ census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Champ. 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 Cards

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Champ. For the veterans among your Champ ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Champ lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Champ life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Champ in 1949 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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