Kemmis Family History

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Kemmis Name Meaning

Irish: according to MacLysaght, a Monmouthshire surname associated with Ireland since the late 17th century. The etymology is unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Kemmet, Bellis, Gemme, Kimmins, Kennis, Kearns, Kepes, Komm, Enis

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Kemmis Family Origin

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Kemmis Family Occupations

What did your Kemmis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Poultry Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kemmis. 11% of Kemmis men worked as a Poultry Farmer and 44% of Kemmis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kemmis were Assistant International Transporthouse S W and Domestic Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Poultry Farmer
    11%
  • Agricultural Tractor Driver Farm Worker And
    6%
  • Army Officer (retired)
    6%
  • Assistant International Transporthouse S W
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    44%
  • Private Means
    14%
  • Air Defence Experimental Estabber
    5%
  • Domestic Duties (unpaid)
    5%

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

Kemmis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kemmis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kemmis 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 502 immigration records available for the last name Kemmis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 969 military records available for the last name Kemmis. For the veterans among your Kemmis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kemmis Life Expectancy

What is the average Kemmis lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kemmis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kemmis in 1962 was 76, and 89 in 2004.

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