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Kimmet Name Meaning

Perhaps a derivative of the obsolete German personal name Kümmet, Kühnemut, Old High German Cunimund ‘strong guardian’ or ‘guardian of the tribe’; the first element is chunni or kuoni, as in Konrad; the second is mund ‘guardian’.

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


Similar surnames: Kimmer, Kummer, Kimmel, Zimmel, Wimmer, Kimm, Nimmer, Krimmer, Himmel

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Where is the Kimmet family from?

You can see how Kimmet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kimmet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kimmet families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Kimmet family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kimmet's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Kimmet families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kimmet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kimmet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kimmet. 48% of Kimmet men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Kimmet women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kimmet were Farm Terrant and Maid.

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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
    48%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farm Terrant
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Housework
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Maid
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kimmet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimmet 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 100 immigration records available for the last name Kimmet. 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 232 military records available for the last name Kimmet. For the veterans among your Kimmet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kimmet lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kimmet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kimmet in 1957 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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