Schamp Family History

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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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Schamp Family Origin

Where is the Schamp family from?

Schamp Family Occupations

What did your Schamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schamp family was Broading House. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schamp. The most common Schamp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Schamp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Broading House


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

Schamp Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Schamp Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schamp 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.

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