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Kempton Family History

Kempton Name Meaning
habitational name from a place called Kempton in Shropshire, named from an Old English personal name Cempa (or the Old English vocabulary word cempa ‘warrior’) + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.variant of Kimpton.

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

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3,992 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Kempton Families

  • Number of Kempton families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kempton families
     178 - 353
     60 - 177
     1 - 59
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kempton families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kempton Family Origin

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Kempton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kempton

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Kempton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Kempton Civil War Service Records

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