Kamphaus Family History

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Kamphaus Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a house (-haus) by an enclosed field, Low German Kamp ‘enclosed field’, or a habitational name from a minor place so named, for example in Lower Saxony. It may be a standardized German form of Low German Kamphus or Dutch Kamphuis.

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


Similar surnames: Kamphuis, Kamp, Althaus, Kampmann, Uphaus, Kamrath, Backhaus

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Kamphaus Family Origin

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Kamphaus Family Occupations

What did your Kamphaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kamphaus. 27% of Kamphaus men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Kamphaus women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kamphaus were Farm Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%

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

Kamphaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kamphaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamphaus 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 126 immigration records available for the last name Kamphaus. 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 206 military records available for the last name Kamphaus. For the veterans among your Kamphaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamphaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamphaus lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Kamphaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kamphaus in 1962 was 68, and 79 in 2003.

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