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Camarda Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): habitational name from Camarda in Sicily, named with camarda ‘shrub’, possibly from Greek kamarda, denoting a type of tent.

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


Similar surnames: Camardo, Cambria, Canada, Cardo, Carda, Scamardo, Caprara, Campagna

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Where is the Camarda family from?

You can see how Camarda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camarda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Camarda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Camarda families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Camarda's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Camarda families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Camarda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Camarda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Camarda. 22% of Camarda men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Camarda women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Camarda were Fisherman and Examiner.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Longshoreman
    18%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Fisherman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    30%
  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Finisher
    20%
  • Examiner
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Camarda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camarda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Camarda. 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 Cards

There are 456 military records available for the last name Camarda. For the veterans among your Camarda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Camarda lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Camarda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Camarda in 1958 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

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