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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Kempton

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Notable Persons With the Name Kempton

Kempton Bunton was a famed somebody. Kempton was born in 1900. He left this life in 1976.


Kempton Cannon was a jockey. Kempton was born in 1879. He died in 1951.


Kempton Greene was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1911 to 1921. Kempton was born on June 28th, 1889 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. He died on May 17th, 1939.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kempton

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Tim Kempton is a basketball player for the Basket Napoli, Charlotte Hornets, Limoges CSP, Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Scaligera Basket Verona, Phoenix Suns, Olimpia Milano, and Cleveland Cavaliers. Tim was born on January 25th, 1964 in Jamaica, Queens.


James Kempton is a for St. Mary's Ward, for Holloway Ward, Leader of Islington Borough Council, Lib Dem Group Leader on Islington Council, Deputy Leader of Islington Borough Council, Islington Borough Councillor, and Islington London Borough Council.


Jenny Twitchell Kempton was a contralto and voice teacher. Her career lasted from 1850 to 1921. Jenny was given the name Jane Elizabeth Twitchell on October 4th, 1835 in Dublin, New Hampshire, U.S. Jenny is also known as Twitchell and Jane Elizabeth. She died on March 13th, 1921.


David Kempton is a Member of the Queensland Parliament for Cook and Member of theQueensland ParliamentforCook. David was born in 1956.


Gloria Kempton is a famous human. Gloria was born in 1951.


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Popularity of Kempton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kempton U.S.
  White 92.54% 64.26%
  African American 1.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kempton

People with the last name Kempton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kempton

  • How Popular is the name Kempton? Kempton is the 22,942nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kempton was the 9,397th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kempton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 256 babies born with the first name Kempton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kempton to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kempton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kempton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kempton is Saturday, March 13th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Kempton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kempton was in 2013 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kempton: Your name in reverse order is Notpmek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmpoetn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kempton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,460 people with the last name Kempton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kempton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kempton as their last name.

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What does the name Kempton mean?

Kis for knowledge, an avid learner

Eis for expressive, not one to hold within.

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Pis for proud, you can hold your head up!

Tis for tried, tried and true you.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.