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Semper Family History

Semper Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in northern France called Saint-Pierre, from the dedication of their churches to St. Peter (see Peter).Eastern German: from a medieval personal name Sindperht, from sind ‘journey’ + berht ‘shining’.possibly variant of Catalan or Aragonese Samper.

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

17,944 Historical Documents with Semper on Ancestry.com
6,991 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
689 Military Records
657 Immigration Records
3,903 Census and Voter Lists
5,704 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Semper Families

  • Number of Semper families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Semper families
     57 - 111
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Semper families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Semper Family Origin

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Semper Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Semper

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Semper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Semper census records

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Semper Civil War Service Records

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