Kempter Family History

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Kempter Name Meaning

habitational name from Kempten in the Allgäu (Bavaria). variant of Kemter, a reduced form of the topographic name Kemenater (see Kemner).

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

Similar surnames: Kempner, Kemper, Kemner, Ketter, Kempster, Semper, Kempton, Kemmer

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Kempter Family Origin

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Kempter Family Occupations

What did your Kempter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kempter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Kempter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kempter family was Cabinet Mak.. Farmer, Keeping House and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Musician

  • Cabinet Mak.


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Kempter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kempter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kempter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kempter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kempter. For the veterans among your Kempter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kempter Life Expectancy

What is the average Kempter lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Kempter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kempter in 1966 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

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