Kempker Family History

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Kempker Name Meaning

diminutive of Kemp. North German: occupational name for a bucket maker, from an agent derivative of the dialect word Kimke ‘wooden bucket’.

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


Similar surnames: Kemper, Kempner, Kempler, Kempke, Kampfer, Klempner, Kerker, Kepler

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Kempker Family Origin

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Kempker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Bookeeper

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • General Store

    8%

In 1880, the most common Kempker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Kempker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kempker family was General Store. Farmer, Bookeeper and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempker.

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Kempker Historical Records

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Kempker Life Expectancy

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