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Kamath Name Meaning

India (Goa and Karnataka): Hindu (Brahman) name found among the Saraswat Brahmans of Goa, and particularly in coastal Karnataka. It is from Old Konkani kamati, kamati ‘cultivator’, from kamata ‘cultivation’, ‘cultivated land’ (a derivative of Sanskrit karma ‘work’) + the agent suffix -i, -i. In Kannada, kamata denoted in particular cultivation which a landowner carried out using his own stock but the labor of others.

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


Similar surnames: Kamal, Sampath, Kamrath, Kumar, Kalata, Kawata, Kujath, Vath, Kara

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Where is the Kamath family from?

You can see how Kamath families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kamath family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Kamath families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Kamath's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Kamath families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kamath surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kamath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the US named Kamath. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    100%
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Census Records

There are 114 census records available for the last name Kamath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamath census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 166 immigration records available for the last name Kamath. 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 88 military records available for the last name Kamath. For the veterans among your Kamath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kamath lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2003, in the United States, Kamath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kamath in 1979 was 32, and 83 in 2003.

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