Kimel Family History

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Kimel Name Meaning

Variant of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kimmel.

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


Similar surnames: Kimpel, Kiel, Kimmel, Kamel, Himel, Kime, Shimel, Kissel, Kimbel

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Kimel Family Origin

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Kimel Family Occupations

What did your Kimel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kimel family was Blacksmith. The most common Kimel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Kimel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimel.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Kimel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Kimel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kimel. 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 Kimel. For the veterans among your Kimel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kimel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kimel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kimel in 1950 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kimel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimel 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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