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Kempner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a champion at jousting or wrestling, from Kempner, agent derivative of Kempe ‘fight’ (see Kemp). German: habitational name, with agent suffix -er, for someone from any of various places called Kempen (notably in the Ruhrgebiet) or from Kempno near Poznan, Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Kemper, Kempker, Kempler, Depner, Kempen, Klempner, Kampfer, Kettner

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Kempner Family Origin

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Kempner Family Occupations

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  • Com Clerk Metal T

    33%
  • Surgical Instrument Maker Employing 3 Men 1 Boy

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, Com Clerk Metal T and Surgical Instrument Maker Employing 3 Men 1 Boy were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kempner. The most common Kempner occupation in the UK was Com Clerk Metal T. 33% of Kempner's were Com Clerk Metal Ts. A less common occupation for the Kempner family was Tailor.

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Kempner Historical Records

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Kempner Life Expectancy

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