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Camarillo Name Meaning

Spanish: unexplained, but most probably from a derivative of cámara ‘chamber’, ‘room’.

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


Similar surnames: Camerino, Carabello, Camilo, Carillo, Castrillo, Carrillo, Camillo

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Where is the Camarillo family from?

You can see how Camarillo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camarillo family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Camarillo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Camarillo families living in California. This was about 83% of all the recorded Camarillo's in the USA. California had the highest population of Camarillo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Camarillo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Camarillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Camarillo. 51% of Camarillo men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Camarillo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Camarillo were Section Laborer and Housekeeper.

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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
    51%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Section Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Laundress
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Camarillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camarillo 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Camarillo. 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 690 military records available for the last name Camarillo. For the veterans among your Camarillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Camarillo lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Camarillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Camarillo in 1951 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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