Gamber Family History

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Gamber Name Meaning

German: occupational or nickname for an entertainer or a buffoon, from Middle High German gampen ‘to hop or jump’.

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


Similar surnames: Kamber, Garber, Gambel, Hammer, Gaebel, Gabel, Game, Gaumer, Gauger

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Gamber Family Origin

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Gamber Family Occupations

What did your Gamber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gamber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Gamber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamber. A less common occupation for the Gamber family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gamber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gamber Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamber lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gamber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gamber in 1954 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamber 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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