Kemner Family History

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Kemner Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Kemenater, from Latin caminata ‘with a fireplace or chimney’, hence a nickname for someone who lived in a house with a chimney or a house made of stone. Danish: occupational name from kemner ‘rent collector’, ‘chamberlain’.

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


Similar surnames: Kemmer, Kenner, Kerner, Kempner, Keiner, Kemper, Kroner, Kelner

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Kemner Family Origin

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Kemner Family Occupations

What did your Kemner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kemner family was Cooper. The most common Kemner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kemner's were Farmers. Farmer, Painter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kemner.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Painter

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cooper

    8%

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Kemner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kemner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemner 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 Kemner. 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 Kemner. For the veterans among your Kemner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kemner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kemner in 1957 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kemner 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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