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The Kimberlain name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Kimberley located in the counties of Norfolk and Nottinghamshire.

Kimberlain Early Origins



The surname Kimberlain was first found in Nottinghamshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.

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Kimberlain Spelling Variations


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Kimberlain Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Kimberlain has undergone many spelling variations, including Kimberly, Kimberley, Kynmerley, imberle, Kymberly and many more.

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Kimberlain Early History


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Kimberlain Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kimberlain research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1300, 1308, 1571, 1639 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Kimberlain History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kimberlain Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kimberlain Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kimberlain Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Kimberlain were among those contributors: Thomas Kimberley, who sailed to New England in 1635. Edward Kimberly sailed to Australia with the First Fleet in 1788 and D. Kimberly journeyed to San Francisco in 1853..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Kimberlain Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kimberlain Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 21 March 2015 at 12:13.

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