Anglo-Saxon name Kimperlay comes from when the family resided in the parish of Kimberley located in the counties of Norfolk and Nottinghamshire.
Early Origins of the Kimperlay family
Nottinghamshire, where evidence suggests they held a family seat before the Norman Conquest.
Early History of the Kimperlay family
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Kimperlay Spelling Variations
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. Kimperlay has been recorded under many different variations, including Kimberly, Kimberley, Kynmerley, imberle, Kymberly and many more.
Early Notables of the Kimperlay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kimperlay family to the New World and Oceana
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 Kimperlay or a variant listed above: 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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