Camps Name Meaning

Catalan and southern French: topographic name from camps ‘fields’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. French: Norman and Picard variant of the plural of Champ, etymologically identical with 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Camp, Campi, Campo, Cap, Campa, Damp, Ramus, Campos, Campen, Stamps

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Camps Family Origin

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Camps Family Occupations

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  • School

    30%
  • Farm Labour

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farm Labourer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Camps family was Farm Labourer. The most common Camps occupation in Canada was School. 30% of Camps's were Schools. School, Farm Labour and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Camps.

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Camps Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Camps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Camps in 1940 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Camps

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