Boy name origins & meanings
- Middle English : Champion
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.