Kempner Family History

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Kempner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a champion at jousting or wrestling, from Kempner, agent derivative of Kempe ‘fight’ (see Kemp). German: habitational name, with agent suffix -er, for someone from any of various places called Kempen (notably in the Ruhrgebiet) or from Kempno near Poznan, Poland.

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

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Kempner Family Origin

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Kempner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Boot Merchant

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kempner family was Boot Merchant. Farmer, Merchant and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempner. The most common Kempner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Kempner's were Farmers.

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Kempner Historical Records

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Kempner Life Expectancy

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