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Gimble Family History

Gimble Name Meaning

Respelling of German Gimbel.

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


Similar surnames: Kimble, Gribble, Gumble, Gamble, Gimple, Gibble, Gable, Kemble

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Where is the Gimble family from?

You can see how Gimble families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gimble family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gimble families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Gimble family living in Georgia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Gimble's in the USA. Georgia and 2 other states had the highest population of Gimble families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gimble surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gimble ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gimble. 36% of Gimble men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Gimble women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gimble were Farm Laborer and Clerical.

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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
    36%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    31%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Clerical
    16%
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What Gimble family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gimble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gimble 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Gimble. 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 403 military records available for the last name Gimble. For the veterans among your Gimble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gimble lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gimble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gimble in 1940 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

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