Kampfer Family History

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Kampfer Name Meaning

German (Kämpfer): occupational name for a fighter or champion, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kampf ‘fight’ (see Kampf and Kemp).

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


Similar surnames: Kapfer, Kamper, Kampf, Kempner, Knipfer, Kapper, Kamler, Kammer

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Kampfer Family Origin

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Kampfer Family Occupations

What did your Kampfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kampfer. 11% of Kampfer men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Kampfer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kampfer were Farming and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Welder
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    7%

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

Kampfer Historical Records

What Kampfer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kampfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kampfer 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 713 immigration records available for the last name Kampfer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kampfer. For the veterans among your Kampfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kampfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kampfer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kampfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kampfer in 1959 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kampfer

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