Kempler Family History

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Kempler Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from southern German Kampel ‘comb’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Kempner, Kemler, Kempker, Kepler, Kemper, Kimler, Hemler, Kessler

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Kempler Family Origin

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Kempler Family Occupations

What did your Kempler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kempler occupation in the USA was Dentist. 14% of Kempler's were Dentists. Dentist, Dry Goods Peddler and Farmer & Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempler. A less common occupation for the Kempler family was Gardener.

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  • Dentist

    14%
  • Dry Goods Peddler

    14%
  • Farmer & Gardner

    14%
  • Gardener

    14%

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

Kempler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kempler Life Expectancy

What is the average Kempler lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kempler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kempler in 1963 was 71, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kempler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kempler 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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