Hempen Family History

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Hempen Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Imbert.

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


Similar surnames: Hemmen, Hermsen, Herpel, Lemmen, Hemken, Hampel, Hamper, Hennen

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Hempen Family Origin

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Hempen Family Occupations

What did your Hempen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hempen. 23% of Hempen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Hempen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hempen were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Baker
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%

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

Hempen Historical Records

What Hempen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hempen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hempen 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Hempen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 379 military records available for the last name Hempen. For the veterans among your Hempen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hempen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hempen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hempen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hempen in 1963 was 78, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hempen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hempen 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.

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