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Kimpton Name Meaning

habitational name from places in Hertfordshire and Hampshire, both named from the Old English personal name C¯ma + Old English tun ‘settlement’. variant of Kempton.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Kempton, Knapton, Simpson, Kirton, Rampton, Kington, Plimpton, Tipton

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Where is the Kimpton family from?

You can see how Kimpton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kimpton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kimpton families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 20 Kimpton families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Kimpton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kimpton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kimpton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kimpton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Kimpton. 40% of Kimpton men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Contractor
  • Accountant
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Kimpton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimpton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kimpton. For the veterans among your Kimpton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kimpton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kimpton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kimpton in 1962 was 82, and 75 in 2004.

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