Kampf Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kampf, German Kamf ‘fight’, ‘struggle’, hence an occupational name for a champion, a professional fighter (see Kemp), or a nickname for someone with a pugnacious temperament. As a Jewish name it can be ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Karpf, Kamp, Karp, Krampf, Knopf, Kemp, Kumpf, Kamin, Kampfer, Kopf

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kampf Family Origin

Where is the Kampf family from?

SHOW MORE

Kampf Family Occupations

What did your Kampf ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kampf. The most common Kampf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Kampf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kampf family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Kampf | Data not to scale

Kampf Historical Records

What Kampf family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kampf ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Kampf

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Kampf Life Expectancy

What is the average Kampf lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kampf ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Kampf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kampf in 1948 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kampf

Famous Kampf Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name