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Zambo Surname Meaning

Hungarian (Zámbó): perhaps a derivative of the personal name Zombor.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ambs, Albo, Hamby, Arbo, Lampo, Zaman, Camby, Szabo, Lamboy, Cambio

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Where is the Zambo family from?

You can see how Zambo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zambo family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Zambo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Zambo family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Zambo's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Zambo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zambo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zambo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zambo. 28% of Zambo men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Zambo women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
    28%
  • Labor
    14%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Machinist
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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What Zambo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 885 census records available for the last name Zambo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zambo 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 451 immigration records available for the last name Zambo. 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 306 military records available for the last name Zambo. For the veterans among your Zambo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zambo lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zambo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zambo in 1950 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

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