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Kemble Family History

Kemble Surname Meaning

English (Buckinghamshire and Middlesex): from the Middle English personal name Kinebald Kenebald Kembald (Old English Cynebeald composed of the elements cyne ‘family kin’ + beald ‘bold’). There seems also to have been some confusion with the habitational name Kimble . It is also quite likely that this name has assimilated some instances of German Kembel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kimble, Temple, Hebble, Keeble, Wimble, Hemple, Kemple, Humble

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Where is the Kemble family from?

You can see how Kemble families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kemble family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kemble families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 221 Kemble families living in London. This was about 41% of all the recorded Kemble's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kemble families in 1891.
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What did your Kemble ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Kemble. 21% of Kemble men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Kemble women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kemble were Painter decorator and Incapacitated. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • French Polisher
  • Carpenter
  • Painter decorator

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kemble. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kemble. For the veterans among your Kemble ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kemble lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kemble life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kemble in 1960 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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