Cambre Family History

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Cambre Name Meaning

French: Norman or Picard occupational name denoting someone who worked in the private quarters of his master, rather than the public halls of the manor, from c(h)ambre ‘room’.

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


Similar surnames: Camara, Cambron, Gambrell, Fabre, Camba, Combe, Cable, Camerer, Care

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Cambre Family Origin

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Cambre Family Occupations

What did your Cambre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cambre. A less common occupation for the Cambre family was Keeping House. The most common Cambre occupation in the USA was Laborer. 41% of Cambre's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    41%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Cooper

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cambre ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cambre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cambre Life Expectancy

What is the average Cambre lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cambre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Cambre in 1957 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cambre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cambre 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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