Kemppainen Family History

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Kemppainen Name Meaning

Possibly from an old Swedish personal name, Kaempe (from Swedish kämpe ‘soldier’, ‘hero’) + the common surname suffix -nen. Alternatively, it may be from a nickname based on kempas, kemppi, denoting a small insect, in particular the plant louse Psyllida + the common surname suffix -nen.

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


Similar surnames: Keranen, Seppanen, Leppanen, Lampinen, Makinen, Koistinen, Koskinen

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Kemppainen Family Origin

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Kemppainen Family Occupations

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Kemppainen Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Kemppainen Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kemppainen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kemppainen in 1951 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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