Anglo-Saxon surname Kemplay came from beside a water pipe in various villages throughout England. The surname Kemplay may also derive from the word piper.
Early Origins of the Kemplay family
Buckinghamshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Kemplay family
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Kemplay Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Kemplay family name include Kimball, Kimbell, Kimbel, Kemple, Kemble, Kimble and others.
Early Notables of the Kemplay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kemplay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kemplay Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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