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Kamin Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kamen. German: topographic name for someone who lived at a house with a stove, Middle High German kamin, kemin ‘chimney’, ‘fireplace’, ‘stove’ (Latin caminus). German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a spice dealer, from Middle Low German kamin ‘caraway’.

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


Similar surnames: Kamen, Kamp, Hain, Kalin, Kamer, Klein, Kalina, Kamins, Kain, Savin

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You can see how Kamin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kamin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Kamin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Kamin families living in Illinois. This was about 48% of all the recorded Kamin's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kamin families in 1880.
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What did your Kamin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kamin. .

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Kamin lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kamin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kamin in 1944 was 28, and 82 in 2004.

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