Gamblin Family History

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Gamblin Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gmelin (see Gimlin).

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


Similar surnames: Gamelin, Gamlin, Gimlin, Shamblin, Gatlin, Caplin, Fallin, Giblin

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Gamblin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gamblin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gamblin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    58%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • France

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Gamblin Family Origin

Where is the Gamblin family from?

Gamblin Family Occupations

What did your Gamblin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gamblin family was Coachman Domestic. Carpenter, Agricultural Labourer and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamblin. The most common Gamblin occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 7% of Gamblin's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    3%
  • Coachman Domestic

    3%

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

Gamblin Historical Records

What Gamblin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Gamblin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamblin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 729 immigration records available for the last name Gamblin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gamblin. For the veterans among your Gamblin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gamblin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamblin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gamblin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gamblin in 1945 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamblin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamblin 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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