Ambs Family History

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Ambs Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Probably from a Germanic personal name, which also appears in topographic names, whose root is related to German emsig with the early sense of ‘toil’, ‘trouble’, ‘endurance’.

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

Similar surnames: Ames, Amos, Dubs, Arbo, Armes, Ramus, Amor, Almas, Aube, Abt

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Ambs Family Origin

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Ambs Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ambs. 39% of Ambs men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Ambs women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ambs were Pipe Fitter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Pipe Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper

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

Ambs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ambs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ambs 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Ambs. 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 624 military records available for the last name Ambs. For the veterans among your Ambs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ambs Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ambs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ambs in 1953 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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