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

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  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Boot Maker

    2%

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

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Kempton Historical Records

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