Kamber Family History

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Kamber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a comb maker, from Middle High German kambe ‘comb’ + -er, agent suffix. Greek: short for Kamberakis, Kamberoglou, Kamberidis, etc., patronymics from kamberis ‘devoted servant’, from a Turkish and Arabic word meaning literally ‘one born in the house of his master’. It may also be a reduced form of Kamberis itself, which is also a Greek surname. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained; perhaps an adoption of the German name.

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

Similar surnames: Kamler, Kammer, Karber, Kamer, Hammer, Kober, Kimber, Amber, Haber

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Kamber Family Origin

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Kamber Family Occupations

What did your Kamber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kamber. 25% of Kamber men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Kamber women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kamber were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kamber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kamber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamber 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 731 immigration records available for the last name Kamber. 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 383 military records available for the last name Kamber. For the veterans among your Kamber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamber Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kamber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kamber in 1958 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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