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The present generation of the Kimberlin family is only the most recent to bear a name that dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Kimberley located in the counties of Norfolk and Nottinghamshire.

Early Origins of the Kimberlin family


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

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Early History of the Kimberlin family

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Early History of the Kimberlin family


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

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Kimberlin Spelling Variations

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Kimberlin Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Kimberlin include Kimberly, Kimberley, Kynmerley, imberle, Kymberly and many more.

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Early Notables of the Kimberlin family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Kimberlin family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kimberlin family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Kimberlin family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Kimberlin were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Kimberlin Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jon Kimberlin, who arrived in Virginia in 1642 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kimberlin (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kimberlin (post 1700)


  • Wade A. Kimberlin (b. 1970), American author of science-fiction and fantasy short stories
  • Glen Kimberlin, American session musician and songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Cynthia Tse Kimberlin, American ethnomusicologist

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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