Camm Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Caen in Normandy, France. English: habitational name from Cam in Gloucestershire, named for the Cam river, a Celtic river name meaning ‘crooked’, ‘winding’. Scottish and Welsh: possibly a nickname from Gaelic and Welsh cam ‘bent’, ‘crooked’, ‘cross-eyed’. Americanized spelling of German Kamm.

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


Similar surnames: Cam, Hamm, Ramm, Lamm, Cain, Cramm, Tamm, Gamm, Komm, Baum

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Camm Family Origin

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Camm Family Occupations

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  • Captain

    50%
  • Not Given

    50%

In 1881, the most common Camm occupation in Canada was Captain. 50% of Camm's were Captains. Captain and Not Given were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Camm.

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Camm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Camm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Camm in 1958 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camm

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