Champa Family History

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Champa Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Slovenian Campa, a nickname for a left-handed person, from the dialect word campa ‘left hand’.

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


Similar surnames: Campa, Cap, Cramp, Chappa, Shamp, Chesla, Ciampi, Schamp, Cappa

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Champa Family Origin

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Champa Family Occupations

What did your Champa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Champa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Champa's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Champa. A less common occupation for the Champa family was Fruitery.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Fruitery

    13%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Champa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Champa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Champa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Champa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Champa. 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 Card

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

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Champa Life Expectancy

What is the average Champa lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Champa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Champa in 1952 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Champa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Champa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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