Kamin Family History

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Kamin Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kamen. German: topographic name for someone who lived at a house with a stove, Middle High German kamin, kemin ‘chimney’, ‘fireplace’, ‘stove’ (Latin caminus). German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a spice dealer, from Middle Low German kamin ‘caraway’.

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

Similar surnames: Kamen, Kamp, Hain, Kalin, Kamer, Klein, Kalina, Kamins, Kain, Savin

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Kamin Family Origin

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Kamin Family Occupations

What did your Kamin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kamin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kamin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kamin family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamin.

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  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


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Kamin Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kamin. For the veterans among your Kamin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamin Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kamin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kamin in 1944 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

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