Wempe Name Meaning

German: from the short form of a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German wan ‘hope’ + bald ‘bold’ or berht ‘shining’.

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


Similar surnames: Welge, Lampe, Temme, Kemp, Rempe, Welle, Semper, Wege, Remke, Wehle

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Wempe Family Origin

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Wempe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    8%
  • Box Manufacturer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wempe family was Box Manufacturer. The most common Wempe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wempe's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wempe.

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Wempe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Wempe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Wempe in 1956 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wempe

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