Kempfer Family History

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Kempfer Name Meaning

German: variant of Kämpfer (see Kampfer).

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


Similar surnames: Kampfer, Kamper, Kempf, Kempter, Kempner, Rempfer, Kempler, Klepfer

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Kempfer Family Origin

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Kempfer Family Occupations

What did your Kempfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kempfer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 14% of Kempfer's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempfer. A less common occupation for the Kempfer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Kempfer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kempfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kempfer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kempfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kempfer in 1951 was 33, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kempfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kempfer 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 Kempfer Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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