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Camplin Family History

Camplin Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English camelin ‘camel’ (Latin camelinus, a derivative of camelus), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of camel-hair cloth. Compare Camel.

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


Similar surnames: Caplin, Chaplin, Pamplin, Catlin, Campton, Carlin, Cantlin, Gamlin

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Where is the Camplin family from?

You can see how Camplin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camplin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Camplin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 54 Camplin families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Camplin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Camplin families in 1911.
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What did your Camplin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Camplin. 37% of Camplin men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Agent
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Camplin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camplin 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 836 immigration records available for the last name Camplin. 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 645 military records available for the last name Camplin. For the veterans among your Camplin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Camplin lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Camplin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Camplin in 1965 was 81, and 76 in 2004.

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