Kemmer Family History

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Kemmer Name Meaning

variant spelling of Kämmer (see Kammer 2). from a variant of Kammer ‘chamber’, ‘store’, ‘treasury’, hence an occupational name for a chamberlain or treasurer (see Kammerer). habitational name for someone from Kemme.

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

Similar surnames: Kammer, Kemper, Klemmer, Kemner, Emmer, Memmer, Kommer, Kummer

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Kemmer Family Origin

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Kemmer Family Occupations

What did your Kemmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kemmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kemmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kemmer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kemmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kemmer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kemmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kemmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kemmer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kemmer. For the veterans among your Kemmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kemmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kemmer in 1947 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kemmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kemmer 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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