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Boy Name: Kemp

Name: Kemp
Pronunciation: \k(e)-mp\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: fighter, champion
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Kimbo, Quimby
Similar Names: Temp, Kam, Kim, Kimo, Kipp, Kyp, Kip, Tempo
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 588


Kemp \k(e)-mp\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Kemp is "fighter, champion". Basketball player Shawn Kemp.

Baby names that sound like Kemp are Kimbo and Quimby. Other similar baby names are Temp, Kam, Kim, Kimo, Kipp, Kyp, Kip and Tempo.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Kemp.


Kemp is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#588 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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