Kemeny Family History

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Kemeny Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kemény): nickname from kemény ‘hard’, ‘tough’.

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


Similar surnames: Kemen, Kremen, Zeleny, Deveny, Kamen, Kever, Lemer, Namey, Kamens

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Kemeny Family Origin

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Kemeny Family Occupations

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Kemeny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kemeny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemeny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kemeny. 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 Kemeny. For the veterans among your Kemeny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemeny Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kemeny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kemeny in 1945 was 63, and 68 in 2004.

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