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Schamp Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname for someone with a sardonic or derisive sense of humor, from Middle Low German, Dutch schamp, schimp ‘play’, ‘fun’, ‘mockery’. Dutch: respelling of French Champ.

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


Similar surnames: Schaap, Schaul, Schlamp, Schaal, Champ, Schlup, Shamp, Schemm, Schaaf

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Where is the Schamp family from?

You can see how Schamp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schamp family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schamp families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Schamp families living in Manitoba. This was about 63% of all the recorded Schamp's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Schamp families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schamp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Schamp. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schamp 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Schamp. 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 902 military records available for the last name Schamp. For the veterans among your Schamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schamp lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Schamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Schamp in 1962 was 67, and 91 in 2004.

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