Gamboa Family History

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Gamboa Name Meaning

Basque: topographic name composed of the elements gain ‘peak’, ‘summit’ + boa ‘rounded’.

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


Similar surnames: Sambor, Gamon, Gama, Giambra, Ambs, Lomba, Grabow, Gamma, Rambow

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Gamboa Family Origin

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Gamboa Family Occupations

What did your Gamboa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gamboa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Gamboa's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamboa. A less common occupation for the Gamboa family was Teamster.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Stone Mason

    14%
  • Teamster

    14%

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

Gamboa Historical Records

What Gamboa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gamboa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamboa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Gamboa

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gamboa. 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 Gamboa. For the veterans among your Gamboa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gamboa Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamboa lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gamboa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gamboa in 1944 was 32, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamboa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamboa 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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