Kimbell Family History

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Kimbell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Kimball or Kimble. Respelling of German Kimbel.

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


Similar surnames: Kimbel, Kimball, Kimble, Kindell, Kittell, Kimberly, Gambell, Zibell

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Kimbell Family Origin

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Kimbell Family Occupations

What did your Kimbell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kimbell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kimbell's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimbell. A less common occupation for the Kimbell family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Kimbell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kimbell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimbell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kimbell. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kimbell. For the veterans among your Kimbell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kimbell Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimbell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kimbell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kimbell in 1955 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kimbell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimbell 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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