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Kimball Family History

Kimball Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Kimbel, Old English Cynebeal(d), composed of the elements cyne- ‘royal’ + beald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.English: variant spelling of Kimble.

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

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238,020 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36,387 Military Records
12,931 Immigration Records
158,902 Census and Voter Lists
1,177,696 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kimball Families

  • Number of Kimball families
     414 - 826
     139 - 413
     1 - 138
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kimball families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kimball last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kimball census records

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Kimball Family Origin

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Kimball Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kimball

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Kimball Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kimball census records

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Kimball Civil War Service Records

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