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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


Similar surnames: Imber, Kamber, Kimmer, Kimble, Kimbel, Liber, Simmer, Rimer, Kober

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Kimber Family Origin

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Kimber Family Occupations

What did your Kimber ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Kimber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kimber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimber lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kimber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kimber in 1944 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kimber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimber 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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