Kimpel Family History

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Kimpel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and German: variant of Gimpel.

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

Similar surnames: Kimel, Gimpel, Kimmel, Hampel, Kimbel, Zimpel, Hempel, Kipper, Kissel

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Kimpel Family Origin

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Kimpel Family Occupations

What did your Kimpel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kimpel family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimpel. The most common Kimpel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Kimpel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Kimpel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kimpel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimpel 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 697 immigration records available for the last name Kimpel. 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 Kimpel. For the veterans among your Kimpel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kimpel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimpel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kimpel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kimpel in 1960 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kimpel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimpel 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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