Kampf Family History

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Kampf Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kampf, German Kamf ‘fight’, ‘struggle’, hence an occupational name for a champion, a professional fighter (see Kemp), or a nickname for someone with a pugnacious temperament. As a Jewish name it can be ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Karpf, Kamp, Karp, Krampf, Knopf, Kemp, Kumpf, Kamin, Kampfer, Kopf

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Kampf Family Origin

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Kampf Family Occupations

What did your Kampf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kampf. 17% of Kampf men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Kampf women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kampf were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer

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

Kampf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kampf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kampf 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kampf. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Kampf. For the veterans among your Kampf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kampf Life Expectancy

What is the average Kampf lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kampf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kampf in 1948 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kampf 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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