Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. Check marks indicate the level to which a name has been verified.
not set
Type Surname (from location & from occupation)
Usage German, Dutch
Other Forms FormsKamper

Meaning & History

German: status name denoting a peasant farmer or serf, an agent noun derivative of Kamp
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.
Added 6/10/2016 by LMS