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Ambers Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Ambrose or a cognate of it in French or some other European language. The language of origin is uncertain.

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


Similar surnames: Amberson, Amber, Aubert, Ambs, Babers, Albert, Sobers, Camber, Ayers

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Ambers Family Origin

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Ambers Family Occupations

What did your Ambers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ambers. The most common Ambers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ambers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ambers family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Works On Farm

    6%

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Ambers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ambers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ambers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ambers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ambers. For the veterans among your Ambers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ambers Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ambers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ambers in 1955 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ambers 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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