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The history of the name Kimbrell begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from beside a water pipe in various villages throughout England. The surname Kimbrell may also derive from the word piper.

Kimbrell Early Origins



The surname Kimbrell was first found in 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.

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Kimbrell Spelling Variations


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Kimbrell Spelling Variations



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. Kimbrell has been recorded under many different variations, including Kimball, Kimbell, Kimbel, Kemple, Kemble, Kimble and others.

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Kimbrell Early History


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Kimbrell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kimbrell research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1196, 1599 and 1679 are included under the topic Early Kimbrell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kimbrell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kimbrell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kimbrell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



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 Kimbrell or a variant listed above:

Kimbrell Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Charles F. Kimbrell, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Charles F. Kimbrell, aged 34, arrived in New York in 1912 aboard the ship "Panama" from Cristobal [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJTP-DM3 : 6 December 2014), Charles F. Kimbrell, 27 Oct 1912; citing departure port Cristobal, arrival port New York, ship name Panama, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Seth A. Kimbrell, aged 28, arrived in Cape Haiti, N.Y. C. in 1924 aboard the ship "Martinique" from New York, Antonio [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN2W-86J : 6 December 2014), Seth A. Kimbrell, 29 Sep 1924; citing departure port New York, Antonio, arrival port Cape Haiti, N.Y. c., ship name Martinique, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Rupert Kimbrell, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1924
  • Seth A Kimbrell, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kimbrell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kimbrell (post 1700)



  • Shawna Rochelle Kimbrell (b. 1976), American major in the United States Air Force, and the first female African-American fighter pilot in the history of that service
  • James Kimbrell, American poet
  • Bettye Kimbrell, American master folk artist for quilting
  • Mark Kimbrell, American guitarist
  • Marketa Kimbrell (1928-2011), Czechoslovakian-born American actress and professor of acting and film directing

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Kimbrell Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJTP-DM3 : 6 December 2014), Charles F. Kimbrell, 27 Oct 1912; citing departure port Cristobal, arrival port New York, ship name Panama, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN2W-86J : 6 December 2014), Seth A. Kimbrell, 29 Sep 1924; citing departure port New York, Antonio, arrival port Cape Haiti, N.Y.C., ship name Martinique, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Kimbrell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kimbrell 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.

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