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Klemp Family History

Klemp Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German klambe ‘clamp’, ‘pliers’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such tools.

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

22,418 Historical Documents with Klemp on Ancestry.com
8,391 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,065 Military Records
818 Immigration Records
4,640 Census and Voter Lists
7,504 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Klemp Families

  • Number of Klemp families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Klemp families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Klemp last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Klemp census records

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Klemp Family Origin

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Klemp Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Klemp

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Klemp Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Klemp census records

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Klemp Civil War Service Records

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