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Kimsey Family History

Kimsey Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place called Kempsey in Worcestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Chemesege, from an Old English personal name Cymi + eg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.

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

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13,208 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,173 Military Records
277 Immigration Records
12,229 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kimsey Families

  • Number of Kimsey families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kimsey families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kimsey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kimsey census records

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Kimsey Family Origin

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Kimsey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kimsey

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Kimsey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kimsey census records

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Kimsey Civil War Service Records

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