Stemper Family History

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Stemper Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle Low German stempen ‘to stamp’, hence an occupational name for anyone whose work involved a stamping process, for example a worker in a mint or in a mill where grain was crushed rather than ground.

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


Similar surnames: Stempel, Stamper, Stepper, Stopper, Semler, Stebner, Steger, Steiner

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Stemper Family Origin

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Stemper Family Occupations

What did your Stemper ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stemper. 30% of Stemper men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Stemper women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stemper were Foreman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Foreman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%

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

Stemper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stemper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stemper 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 605 immigration records available for the last name Stemper. 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 595 military records available for the last name Stemper. For the veterans among your Stemper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stemper Life Expectancy

What is the average Stemper lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Stemper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Stemper in 1942 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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