Kemple Family History

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Kemple Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Kempfle, a Swabian pet form of Kempf. Possibly Americanized spelling of Kempel.

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

Similar surnames: Hemple, Kemble, Kendle, Kepple, Epple, Kimble, Kimple, Keeble, Rumple

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Kemple Family Origin

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Kemple Family Occupations

What did your Kemple ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kemple. 23% of Kemple men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Kemple women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kemple were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kemple Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kemple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemple 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 421 immigration records available for the last name Kemple. 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 Kemple. For the veterans among your Kemple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemple Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemple lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kemple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Kemple in 1959 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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