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Remp Name Meaning

(Swabian): from Middle German remp ‘breeding bull’; a nickname for someone with a lecherous reputation, or for someone who owned a breeding bull. from a short form of the personal name Rembold or Reimbert. Compare Remmel, Remmert.

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


Similar surnames: Ramp, Repp, Lemp, Rey, Rempe, Rump, Kemp, Kamp, Remy, Reap

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Where is the Remp family from?

You can see how Remp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Remp family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Remp families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 11 Remp families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Remp's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Remp families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Remp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Remp ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Remp. 24% of Remp men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Remp women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Remp were Salesman and Waitress.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Remp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 867 immigration records available for the last name Remp. 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 Cards

There are 599 military records available for the last name Remp. For the veterans among your Remp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Remp lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Remp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Remp in 1959 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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