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Hemperly Family History

Hemperly Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hemperle from a pet form of the personal name Haginbert.

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


Similar surnames: Hemmerly, Epperly, Herpel, Rempel, Hemple, Fetterly, Hampel, Hammerly

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Where is the Hemperly family from?

You can see how Hemperly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hemperly family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hemperly families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Hemperly families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 83% of all the recorded Hemperly's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hemperly families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hemperly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hemperly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hemperly. 40% of Hemperly men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Hemperly women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hemperly were Paper Hanger and Typist. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Paper Hanger
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    50%
  • Typist
    50%
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What Hemperly family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hemperly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hemperly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 97 immigration records available for the last name Hemperly. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 403 military records available for the last name Hemperly. For the veterans among your Hemperly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hemperly lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hemperly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hemperly in 1957 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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