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Kemp Genealogy & History

Kemp is an English surname, from the Old English cempa, which means a champion´┐Żan actual title bestowed on the winner of a jousting or wrestling competition, though probably some came to be called such without that. Cempa comes from the Latin campus, meaning a battlefield. Kemp family history begins with Eadulf Cempa, registered in a list of Old English surnames in Wiltshire in 902. Kemp genealogy includes such illustrious people as Jack Kemp, nine-term New York Representative, HUD Secretary under Bush Sr., and 1996 GOP Vice Presidential candidate; Dr. C. Henry Kempe, the identifier of battered child syndrome; and Matthew Kemp, LA Dodgers center fielder.


Kemp Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Gene Kemp-- --, 1930July 24,2008WV
Babette Kemp-- --, 1919October 29,2007KY
Cader Kemp-- --, 1889June ,1966TN
D Hazel Kemp-- --, 1916December 2,2002GA

Kemp Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E B Kemp-- --, 1927January 2,2002Warner Robins,GA
F Hazel Kemp-- --, 1914June 30,2001Monrovia,CA
Gabriel Kemp-- --, 1881October ,1968Oklahoma City,OK
Hailey Kemp-- --, 1898June ,1972Buffalo,NY

Kemp Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Doone KempElizabeth WinfreeDecember 25,1936Wake, NC
Edward KempDorothy BrantleyFebruary 6,1945Wake, NC
Frank KempBertha HighAugust 10,1968Wake, NC
Larry KempJoyce ReddishSeptember 21,1963Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Kemp

646th: Leblanc647th: McConnell
648th: Brandt649th: Beasley
650th: Duffy651st: Glass
652nd: Hebert653rd: Gentry
654th: Winters655th: O'Neal

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