Damp Family History

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Damp Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): apparently from Middle English domp ‘vapor’, ‘gas’ (probably a loan word from Middle Low German), applied as a topographic name. North German and Danish: habitational name from a place called Damp, for example the one near Kiel.

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


Similar surnames: Kamp, Damm, Ramp, Camp, Hamm, Ramm, Dapp, Day, Cap, Kamm

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Damp Family Origin

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Damp Family Occupations

What did your Damp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Damp. 30% of Damp men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Damp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Damp were Mail Carrier and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Baker
    10%
  • Mail Carrier
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Damp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Damp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damp 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 578 immigration records available for the last name Damp. 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 908 military records available for the last name Damp. For the veterans among your Damp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damp Life Expectancy

What is the average Damp lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Damp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Damp in 1948 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

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