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Dambra Name Meaning

Italian: metronymic from the late medieval female personal name Ambra from the word for ‘amber’ a derivative of Arabic ʿanbar.

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


Similar surnames: Cambra, D'ambra, Tamura, Kamara, Camara, Damery, Damer, Namba, Camba

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Where is the Dambra family from?

You can see how Dambra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dambra family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Dambra families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Dambra family living in Sussex. This was 100% of all the recorded Dambra's in United Kingdom. Sussex had the highest population of Dambra families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dambra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dambra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dambra. 40% of Dambra men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Dambra women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dambra were Butcher and Sewing Mach Operator. .

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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
    40%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Foreman
    7%
  • Butcher
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    27%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Operator
    14%
  • Sewing Mach Operator
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dambra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dambra 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 Dambra. 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 Cards

There are 521 military records available for the last name Dambra. For the veterans among your Dambra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dambra lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dambra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Dambra in 1952 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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