Gamba Family History

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Gamba Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for a person with some peculiarity of the legs or gait, from gamba ‘leg’, Late Latin gamba, from Greek kampe ‘bend’, ‘joint’, ‘knee’.

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


Similar surnames: Camba, Barba, Fama, Gambale, Gajda, Camby, Lama, Gaia, Garza, Garbo

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Gamba Family Origin

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Gamba Family Occupations

What did your Gamba ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gamba occupation in the USA was Hotel. 50% of Gamba's were Hotels. Hotel and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gamba.

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  • Hotel

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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

Gamba Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gamba Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamba lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gamba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gamba in 1952 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamba 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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