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Ambs Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Probably from a Germanic personal name, which also appears in topographic names, whose root is related to German emsig with the early sense of ‘toil’, ‘trouble’, ‘endurance’.

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


Similar surnames: Ames, Amos, Dubs, Arbo, Armes, Ramus, Amor, Almas, Aube, Abt

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Ambs Family Origin

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Ambs Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ambs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Ambs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ambs family was Laborer. Farmer, Liquor Dealer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ambs.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Liquor Dealer

    10%
  • Gardner

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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Ambs Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ambs. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Ambs. For the veterans among your Ambs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ambs Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ambs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ambs in 1953 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ambs 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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