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Claycamp Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Kleikamp, a nickname or topographic name for a farmer on clay soil, from Low German Klei ‘clay’ + Kamp ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Claycomb, Claytor, Hogancamp, Clayman, Camp, Gaskamp, Claar, Layman

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Claycamp Family Origin

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Claycamp Family Occupations

What did your Claycamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Claycamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Claycamp's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claycamp. A less common occupation for the Claycamp family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Blacksmith

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Claycamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Claycamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claycamp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Claycamp. 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 Claycamp. For the veterans among your Claycamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claycamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Claycamp lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Claycamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Claycamp in 1963 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claycamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claycamp 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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