Kemps Family History

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Kemps Name Meaning

German: variant of Kemp.

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


Similar surnames: Kempe, Kempf, Kempa, Kamps, Kemph, Kempka, Kempel, Kumpe, Kemper

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Kemps Family Origin

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Kemps Family Occupations

What did your Kemps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kemps occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Kemps's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kemps. A less common occupation for the Kemps family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Kemps Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kemps Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemps lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kemps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kemps in 1964 was 86, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kemps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kemps 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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