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Tempel Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Westphalian tempel ‘knoll’, ‘round hill’ or a habitational name from any of fifteen places so named. Dutch (van den Tempel, van der Tempel): habitational name from any of various places named De Tempel.

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


Similar surnames: Temple, Kemper, Rempel, Semper, Timpe, Kempen, Empey, Stempel, Timmel

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Tempel Family Origin

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Tempel Family Occupations

What did your Tempel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tempel family was Board Of Trade Speculator. The most common Tempel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Tempel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tempel.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Retail Grocer

    8%
  • Board Of Trade Speculator

    4%

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

Tempel Historical Records

What Tempel family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Tempel Life Expectancy

What is the average Tempel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Tempel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tempel in 1951 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tempel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tempel 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.

Famous Tempel Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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