Kimble Family History

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Kimble Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Kimball. English: habitational name from Great or Little Kimble in Buckinghamshire, named in Old English as ‘the royal bell’ (cynebelle), referring to the shape of a local hill. Americanized spelling of German Gimbel (see Gimble) or Kimbel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kemble, Wimble, Kimball, Kibble, Kimber, Kimbell, Kimbel, Keeble

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Kimble Family Origin

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Kimble Family Occupations

What did your Kimble ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kimble occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Kimble's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimble. A less common occupation for the Kimble family was Carman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Carman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kimble ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kimble Historical Records

What Kimble family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Kimble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimble census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kimble. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Kimble. For the veterans among your Kimble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kimble Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimble lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kimble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kimble in 1940 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kimble

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimble ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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