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Rempe Family History

Rempe Name Meaning

variant of Remp 2. from a reduced and altered form of the female personal name Reinburg.

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


Similar surnames: Remme, Remp, Remke, Wempe, Rampe, Rempel, Lemme, Rumpel, Remmel

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Where is the Rempe family from?

You can see how Rempe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rempe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Rempe families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 22 Rempe families living in Ohio. This was about 25% of all the recorded Rempe's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Rempe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rempe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rempe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rempe. 43% of Rempe men worked as a Farmer and 32% of Rempe women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rempe were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    32%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rempe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rempe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 454 immigration records available for the last name Rempe. 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 Cards

There are 604 military records available for the last name Rempe. For the veterans among your Rempe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rempe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rempe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rempe in 1954 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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