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Lambros Name Meaning

Greek: from a personal name based on classical Greek lampros ‘brilliant’, ‘radiant’, ‘luminous’. This name is given to commemorate Easter, which is known colloquially as Lambri ‘the bright (day)’. This form may also represent a reduction of patronymics based on this personal name, such as Lambropoulos.

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


Similar surnames: Ambrose, Ambroz, Jaros, Amaro, La Rosa, Dambrose, Larose, Lampros

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Where is the Lambros family from?

You can see how Lambros families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lambros family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Lambros families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Lambros families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Lambros's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lambros families in 1911.
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What did your Lambros ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lambros. 19% of Lambros men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Lambros women worked as a Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lambros were Waiter and Housewife.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Cook
    14%
  • Waiter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lambros. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lambros census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lambros. 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 Cards

There are 777 military records available for the last name Lambros. For the veterans among your Lambros ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lambros lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lambros life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lambros in 1949 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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