Camara Family History

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Camara Name Meaning

Portuguese ((da) Câmara) and Spanish (Cámara): from cámara ‘(main) room’ (from Latin camera), hence an occupational name for a courtier or servant who had access to the private living quarters of a king or noble.

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


Similar surnames: Cambra, Kamara, Camisa, Cantara, Cambre, Campana, Malara, Capra

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Camara Family Origin

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Camara Family Occupations

What did your Camara ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Camara occupation in Canada was Charretier. 100% of Camara's were Charretiers.

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  • Charretier

    100%

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Camara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Camara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camara 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 Camara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Camara. For the veterans among your Camara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Camara Life Expectancy

What is the average Camara lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Camara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Camara in 1948 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camara 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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