Kempton Family History

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Kempton Name Meaning

habitational name from a place called Kempton in Shropshire, named from an Old English personal name Cempa (or the Old English vocabulary word cempa ‘warrior’) + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. variant of Kimpton.

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


Similar surnames: Kimpton, Keeton, Kenton, Knapton, Lampton, Campton, Hampton, Upton

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Kempton Family Origin

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Kempton Family Occupations

What did your Kempton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kempton occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 2% of Kempton's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Kempton family was Boot Maker. Annuitant, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kempton.

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  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Boot Maker

    2%

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

Kempton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Kempton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kempton 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kempton. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Kempton. For the veterans among your Kempton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kempton Life Expectancy

What is the average Kempton lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kempton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kempton in 1946 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kempton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kempton 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.

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