French: from the personal name Camille, derived from the Latin name Camillus, which denoted a youth of noble birth who helped the priest with sacrifices.

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You can see how Camille families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Camille family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Camille families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Camille family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Camille's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Camille families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Camille surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Camille. 29% of Camille men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Camille women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Camille were Truck Driver and Proprietor.

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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Camille. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Camille 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Camille. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 412 military records available for the last name Camille. For the veterans among your Camille ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Camille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Camille in 1963 was 43, and 75 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Camille 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.