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The name Kimpil originated with the Anglo-Saxon tribes that once ruled Britain. It is derived from beside a water pipe in various villages throughout England. The surname Kimpil may also derive from the word piper.

Kimpil Early Origins



The surname Kimpil 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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Kimpil Spelling Variations


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Kimpil Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Kimpil has appeared include Kimball, Kimbell, Kimbel, Kemple, Kemble, Kimble and others.

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Kimpil Early History


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Kimpil Early History



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

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Kimpil Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kimpil Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Kimpil arrived in North America very early: Hugh Kimble, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1767 with his wife Sarah, sons Hugh, and Abraham, and daughter Mary; Henry Kimball arrived in New England in 1630, moving on to Boston with his wife Susan and children John, Martha, Mary, Richard, Thomas.

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