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Kembel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kembel ‘camel’. The surname arose from the name of a house or inn zum kembel ‘at the (sign of the) camel’. Zum Kämbel is still found as an inn name in Zürich.

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

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Kembel Family Origin

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Kembel Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    29%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Clerk In Clothing Store

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kembel family was Clerk In Clothing Store. The most common Kembel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Kembel's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kembel.

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Kembel Life Expectancy

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