Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from beside a water pipe in various villages throughout England. The surname Kimbal may also derive from the word piper.
Early Origins of the Kimbal 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 Kimbal family
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Kimbal Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Kimbal has been spelled many different ways, including Kimball, Kimbell, Kimbel, Kemple, Kemble, Kimble and others.
Early Notables of the Kimbal family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kimbal family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Kimbals to arrive in North America:
Kimbal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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