Kemph Family History

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Kemph Name Meaning

Classicized spelling of German Kämpf or Kempf (see Kampf).

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


Similar surnames: Kempf, Kemp, Kemple, Kempe, Kempa, Kemna, Kampf, Lemp, Keep, Kersh

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Kemph Family Origin

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Kemph Family Occupations

What did your Kemph ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kemph family was Blacksmith. The most common Kemph occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kemph's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kemph.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Kemph Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kemph Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemph lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kemph life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Kemph in 1959 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kemph

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kemph 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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