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Campton Surname Meaning

English: habitational name from Campton in Bedfordshire named in Old English as ‘settlement (Old English tūn) by the Camel’ (a lost river name of Celtic origin).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lampton, Compton, Rampton, Hampton, Frampton, Caton, Cayton, Caston

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Where is the Campton family from?

You can see how Campton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Campton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Campton families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 32 Campton families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Campton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Campton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Campton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Campton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Campton. 100% of Campton 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
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Campton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Campton. For the veterans among your Campton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Campton lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Campton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Campton in 1958 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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