Cam Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caen in Calvados, France (see Cain). English: habitational name from Cam in Gloucestershire. Czech (Cam): from the personal name Camir.

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


Similar surnames: Camm, Cain, Cao, Cham, Ram, Sam, Cap, Lam, Ham, Kam

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Cam Family Origin

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Cam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Black Smith

    20%
  • Dress Maker

    20%
  • Servant

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cam family was Servant. The most common Cam occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Cam's were Farmers. Farmer, Black Smith and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cam.

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Cam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Cam in 1963 was 83, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cam

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