When Manley Dean Kemper was born on 4 January 1919, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, his father, Cly Otho Kemper, was 35 and his mother, Ella Rose Long, was 23. He married Mary Elizabeth Antone on 20 January 1940, in Grays Harbor, Washington, United States. He lived in United States in 1949 and Sutherlin, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 14 October 2004, in Coos Bay, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States.
German: status name denoting a peasant farmer or serf, an agent noun derivative of Kamp 1.
North German: occupational name for an official calibrator who marked the correct weight and measures for verification, from Middle Low German kempen.
German and possibly also Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of the twelve places called Kempen in the Dutch-German border area.