Wimble Family History

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Wimble Name Meaning

English (Kent): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of the habitational name Wimbley, or a variant of Wimple, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of wimples, from Middle English wimple (Old English wimpel ‘veil’).

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

Similar surnames: Kimble, Wimbley, Womble, Kemble, Kibble, Windle, Wintle, Wile, Humble

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Wimble Family Origin

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Wimble Family Occupations

What did your Wimble ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimble. A less common occupation for the Wimble family was Coal Dealer. The most common Wimble occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Wimble's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Dealer


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

Wimble Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wimble. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wimble 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 852 immigration records available for the last name Wimble. 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 976 military records available for the last name Wimble. For the veterans among your Wimble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wimble Life Expectancy

What is the average Wimble lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wimble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wimble in 1959 was 56, and 4 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wimble

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wimble 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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