Champion Family History

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Champion Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: status name for a professional champion, especially an agent employed to represent one of the parties in a trial by combat, a method of settling disputes current in the Middle Ages. The word comes from Old French champion, campion (Late Latin campio, genitive campionis, a derivative of campus ‘plain’, ‘field of battle’). Compare Campion, Kemp.

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

Similar surnames: Campion, Campione, Chaffin, Campo, Campton, Champagne, Campi, Hamlin

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Champion Family Origin

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Champion Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • School

  • Going To School


In 1881, a less common occupation for the Champion family was Going To School. Farmer, Cooper and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Champion. The most common Champion occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Champion's were Farmers.

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Champion Historical Records

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Champion Life Expectancy

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