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Bamber Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bamber Bridge in Lancashire, probably named with Old English beam ‘tree trunk’, ‘beam’ + brycg ‘bridge’. German: nickname for a short fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Barber, Hamer, Baber, Hammer, Bamberg, Balmer, Bacher, Amber, Blamer

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Bamber Family Origin

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Bamber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    3%

In 1881, the most common Bamber occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Bamber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bamber family was Housekeeper. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bamber.

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Bamber Historical Records

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Bamber Life Expectancy

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