. It was given to one who worked as a lime burner, a person in charge of a kiln.
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
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The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kilmer has been recorded under many different variations, including Kilner, Kilnore, Kelner and others.
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Kilmer or a variant listed above:
Kilmer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Georg Kilmer (also Kuhlmann) of Altengronau, and his Wife Anna Margaretha, who were Palatines, on record in New York State in 1710
Kilmer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Cordelia Kilmer, aged 38, who settled in America, in 1896
Kilmer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- C.E. Kilmer, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
- Edith J. Kilmer, aged 31, who landed in America, in 1908
- Fred B. Kilmer, aged 59, who settled in America, in 1910
- Arthur Kilmer, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1911
- Ester Kilmer, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1913
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