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Kimber Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from East and West Kimber in the parish of Northlew in Devon, so named from Old English cempa ‘warrior’ (or the Old English personal name Cempa) + bearn ‘grove’, ‘wood’. It may also be an altered form of Kimbrough. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kinberg.

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

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Kimber Family Origin

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Kimber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimber. The most common Kimber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kimber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kimber family was Carpenter.

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Kimber Life Expectancy

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