Kempa Name Meaning

Polish (also Kepa): from kepa ‘islet’. The same word is also applied to isolated clumps of trees and to tufts of grass; hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a small island or by an isolated clump of trees. German: variant of Kempe or Kempen.

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

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Kempa Family Origin

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Kempa Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Wagon Maker

    25%

In 1880, Laborer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kempa. A less common occupation for the Kempa family was Wagon Maker. The most common Kempa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Kempa's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Kempa | Data not to scale

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Kempa Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Kempa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kempa in 1954 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kempa

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