Zempel Family History

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Zempel Name Meaning

German: diminutive of Zemp.

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


Similar surnames: Kempel, Hempel, Rempel, Zimpel, Tempel, Zengel, Kuempel, Hamel

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Zempel Family Origin

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Zempel Family Occupations

What did your Zempel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Merchant & Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zempel. The most common Zempel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Zempel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Merchant & Farmer

    25%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Zempel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zempel Life Expectancy

What is the average Zempel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zempel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zempel in 1952 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zempel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zempel 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.

Famous Zempel Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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