Wemple Family History

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Wemple Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Wemel, a nickname for a restless individual, from wemelen ‘to be teeming with (something)’.

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


Similar surnames: Hemple, Wimble, Welle, Semple, Kempe, Rempe, Hempe, Weidle, Wamble

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Wemple Family Origin

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Wemple Family Occupations

What did your Wemple ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wemple. A less common occupation for the Wemple family was Laborer. The most common Wemple occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wemple's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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Wemple Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Wemple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wemple 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Wemple. 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 Wemple. For the veterans among your Wemple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wemple Life Expectancy

What is the average Wemple lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wemple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wemple in 1943 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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