Kemp Family History
Kemp Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Kemp family name, Kemp etymology, and records of people with the Kemp name. Kemp family history has rich origins whose details are beginning to be understood by Kemp family members. The last name Kemp is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Kemp has migrated, it has changed making its origin challenging to piece together.
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The evolution of Kemp starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was common for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Kemp name may have changed with them. Kemp ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history.
Kemp country of origin
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The nationality of Kemp may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Kemp may be in dispute based on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Kemp
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The meaning of Kemp come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. A lot of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Kemp originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
- Marion Kemp
- ? Kemp
- Pieter Kemp, SV/PROG 1686 - 1719
- Welmett Haworth Kemp 1753 - ?
- Robert Kemp 1516 - 1594
- Esther Maxey Kemp 1761 - 1826
- Elizabeth Kemp
- Petronella Kemp 1710 - 1735
- Abigail Kemp
- Delia Kemp/Perry
- Fulton Kemp Lewis 1814 - 1890
- Richard Kemp 1542 - 1600
- Mary Digges Kemp 1625 - 1690
- Lillian Kemp 1908 - ?
- Bartholomew Kemp 1503 - 1554
- Mollie Kemp
- William Alexander Kemp 1921 - 1991
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Famous people named Kemp
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Kemp
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Kemp. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Kemp spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Kemp were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Kemp. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Kemp family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Kemp vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family branches, and languages across time.