Klemp Family History

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Klemp Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German klambe ‘clamp’, ‘pliers’; hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such tools.

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


Similar surnames: Kemp, Lemp, Klemm, Klepp, Klomp, Kamp, Komp, Klipp, Kneip, Klenk

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Klemp Family Origin

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Klemp Family Occupations

What did your Klemp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klemp. The most common Klemp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Klemp's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klemp family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Klemp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klemp Life Expectancy

What is the average Klemp lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Klemp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Klemp in 1952 was 36, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klemp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klemp 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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