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

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In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wemple. 25% of Wemple men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Wemple women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wemple were Laborer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housework

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

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

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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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