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Kimple Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kimpel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kimble, Kemple, Kinkle, Kittle, Kepple, Gipple, Hemple, Kime, Knipple

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Where is the Kimple family from?

You can see how Kimple families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kimple family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kimple families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Kimple families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 38% of all the recorded Kimple's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kimple families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kimple surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kimple ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kimple. 56% of Kimple men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Kimple women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kimple were Painter and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    67%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kimple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimple census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 116 immigration records available for the last name Kimple. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 529 military records available for the last name Kimple. For the veterans among your Kimple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kimple lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kimple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kimple in 1954 was 51, and 91 in 2004.

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