Kempel Family History

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Kempel Name Meaning

German: diminutive of Kemp.

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


Similar surnames: Kemper, Kuempel, Zempel, Kempe, Kempker, Hempel, Keppel, Kimpel

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Kempel Family Origin

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Kempel Family Occupations

What did your Kempel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kempel family was Keeping House. The most common Kempel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Kempel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Harness Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempel.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Kempel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kempel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kempel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kempel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kempel in 1944 was 33, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kempel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kempel 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.

Famous Kempel Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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