Meaning and Origin of: Kemper

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Middle English : Champion

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • German : status name denoting a peasant farmer or serf, an agent noun derivative of Kamp 1.
  • Dutch : agent noun derivative of Kemp, i.e. an occupational name for someone who grew, processed, or used hemp.
  • German (possibly also Dutch) : habitational name from any of the twelve places named Kempen in the Dutch-German border area.