Gambel Family History

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Gambel Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the Germanic personal name Gambert, or some other personal name formed with Old High German gam(an) ‘joy’, ‘play’. English: variant spelling of Gamble.

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


Similar surnames: Gammel, Gimbel, Gabel, Rammel, Gaebel, Gumbel, Aubel, Hamel, Gambell

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Gambel Family Origin

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Gambel Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gambel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Bedstead Maker

    17%
  • Dressmaker

    17%
  • Hawker

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gambel family was Hawker. Agricultural Labourer, Bedstead Maker and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gambel. The most common Gambel occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Gambel's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Gambel Historical Records

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Gambel Life Expectancy

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Famous Gambel Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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