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Chamberlain Name Meaning

English: status name from Old French chambrelain, Norman French cambrelanc, cambrelen(c) ‘chamberlain’ (of Germanic origin, from kamer ‘chamber’, ‘room’, Latin camera (see Chambers) + the diminutive suffix -(l)ing). This was originally the name of an official in charge of the private chambers of his master.

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


Similar surnames: Chamberlin, Chambers, Chatelain, Merlin, Hamlin, Chapdelaine, Camplin

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Chamberlain Family Origin

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Chamberlain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • School

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chamberlain. The most common Chamberlain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Chamberlain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chamberlain family was Carpenter.

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Chamberlain Historical Records

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Chamberlain Life Expectancy

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