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Camba Family History

Camba Name Meaning

Southern French: nickname for someone with long legs, from Occitan cambe, camba ‘leg’, a cognate of French jambe. Galician: habitational name from any of the places called Camba in Galicia.

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


Similar surnames: Camby, Cambra, Campa, Raba, Lomba, Gamba, Campi, Camps, Cuba, Barba

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Where is the Camba family from?

You can see how Camba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camba family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Camba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Camba families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 52% of all the recorded Camba's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Camba families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Camba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Camba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Camba. 47% of Camba men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Camba women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Camba were Miner and Maid.

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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
    47%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
  • Miner
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Camba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camba 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 958 immigration records available for the last name Camba. 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 158 military records available for the last name Camba. For the veterans among your Camba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Camba lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Camba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Camba in 1962 was 58, and 93 in 2004.

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