Kemper Family History

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Kemper Name Meaning

German: status name denoting a peasant farmer or serf, an agent noun derivative of Kamp 1. Dutch: agent noun derivative of Kemp, i.e. an occupational name for someone who grew, processed, or used hemp. German (possibly also Dutch): habitational name from any of the twelve places named Kempen in the Dutch-German border area.

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

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Kemper Family Origin

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Kemper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kemper. The most common Kemper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kemper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kemper family was Carpenter.

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Kemper Life Expectancy

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