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Lampe Name Meaning

North German: variant of Lamp . German: habitational name referring to a house for instance in Trier distinguished by a prominent lamp or sign of a lamp. German: from Middle High German lampe ‘lamp lantern’ a metonymic occupational name for a lamp maker. Slovenian: from a short form of the old personal name Lampre(h)t from German Lamprecht (see Lambert ).

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


Similar surnames: Happe, Kamp, Laine, Lage, Lamp, Lamme, Rampe, Lamke, Hampe, Pape

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Where is the Lampe family from?

You can see how Lampe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lampe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lampe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Lampe families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Lampe's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lampe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lampe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lampe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lampe. 17% of Lampe men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Lampe women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lampe were Salesman and Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housework
    6%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Lampe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lampe 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Lampe. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lampe. For the veterans among your Lampe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lampe lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lampe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lampe in 1947 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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