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Origins of the Quimby surname

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About the Quimbys

We have a total number of 1350 records for people with the last name Quimby.

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Where do most Quimbys live?

In 1921, most Quimbys lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Quimbys

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We have 693 records for the Quimby surname. The oldest one dates back to 1889.

Who were Quimbys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Quimby first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Quimbys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Quimbys in 1921
Ammunition Worker


At Home






Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Quimbys in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


General Farmers


Farm Hands




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