Hemp Family History

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Hemp Name Meaning

German: variant of Hampe. English: unexplained; compare Hamp.

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

Similar surnames: Hamp, Heep, Hempe, Kemp, Remp, Hepp, Romp, Heye, Lem, Hamm

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Hemp Family Origin

Where is the Hemp family from?

Hemp Family Occupations

What did your Hemp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hemp. The most common Hemp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hemp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hemp family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Hemp Historical Records

What Hemp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hemp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hemp

Passenger List

There are 810 immigration records available for the last name Hemp. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hemp. For the veterans among your Hemp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hemp Life Expectancy

What is the average Hemp lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hemp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hemp in 1950 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hemp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hemp 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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