Lemp Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places called Lempe or Lempen. alternatively, from an altered spelling of Lempp or Lemppe, a metonymic occupational name for a farmer who raised and sold lambs, from Middle High German lamp ‘lamb’ from a short form of Lambert.

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


Similar surnames: Kemp, Klemp, Lepp, Remp, Lemm, Lamp, Lem, Leap, Kamp, Leep

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Lemp Family Origin

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Lemp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brewer

    19%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Housekeeping

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lemp family was Housekeeping. The most common Lemp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lemp's were Farmers. Farmer, Brewer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemp.

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Lemp Historical Records

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Lemp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Lemp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lemp in 1963 was 75, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemp

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