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Burkemper Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): habitational name from a place called Burgkamp, named with Middle Low German bur ‘farmer’, ‘peasant’ + kamp ‘field’, ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Kemper, Berkemeier, Burgener, Burkheimer, Tremper, Bremer, Burgmeier

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Burkemper Family Origin

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Burkemper Family Occupations

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Burkemper Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Burkemper Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Burkemper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Burkemper in 1958 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

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