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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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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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  3. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. 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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