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Camden Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Broad Campden or Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire, both named with Old English camp ‘enclosure’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Carden, Marden, Ramsden, Hayden, Campen, Cowden, Walden, Calder

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Camden Family Origin

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Camden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Son

    33%
  • School Mistriss

    17%

In 1881, Farmer and Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Camden. The most common Camden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Camden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Camden family was School Mistriss.

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