What does Kemp mean?
Kemp [kemp] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Kemp is "fighter, champion". Basketball player Shawn Kemp.
(male) Keamp, Kump, ..
(female) Kempna, Kempri, .. Middle name pairings:
Kemp Zeke (K.Z.), ..
How popular is Kemp?
Kemp is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#698 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name history of Kemp for boys. Kemp was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #1839 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Hump, Kam, Kean, Keen, Keer, Kees, Keh, Keir, Keld, Kell, Ken▼, Kenn, Kent▼, Keon, Ker, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Key, Keye, Keys, Kim▼, Kimo, Kip▼, Kipp, Kyp and Temp. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kemp.See names in meaning and etymology.