Kamel Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic kamil ‘perfect’, ‘complete’. Compare Kamal. German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from kamel ‘camel’ (Latin camelus, Greek kamelos; cf. Hebrew gamal). This was a common house sign in central Europe in the later Middle Ages, and the surname generally denoted someone who lived in a house bearing this sign. It may also have been a nickname for an ill-tempered or clumsy person, or as a Jewish name it was probably ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Camel, Hamel, Kamen, Kamal, Kamer, Kabel, Kamin, Ramel, Kadel, Gabel

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Kamel Family Origin

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Kamel Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    60%
  • Farm Labor

    20%
  • Stone Cutter

    20%

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In 1880, Farming and Farm Labor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kamel. A less common occupation for the Kamel family was Stone Cutter. The most common Kamel occupation in the USA was Farming. 60% of Kamel's were Farmings.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Kamel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kamel in 1963 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kamel

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