Kimsey Family History

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Kimsey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Kempsey in Worcestershire, recorded in Domesday Book as Chemesege, from an Old English personal name Cymi + eg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.

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

Similar surnames: Kersey, Kinsey, Rumsey, Ramsey, Kinsley, Kimber, Kiesel, Kirksey

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Kimsey Family Origin

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Kimsey Family Occupations

What did your Kimsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kimsey family was Laborer. The most common Kimsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Kimsey's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimsey.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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Kimsey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Kimsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimsey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 398 immigration records available for the last name Kimsey. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kimsey. For the veterans among your Kimsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kimsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimsey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kimsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kimsey in 1949 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimsey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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