Gambrell Family History

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Gambrell Name Meaning

English: unexplained; probably of French origin (see 2). Respelling of French Gambrelle, a reduced form of Gambarelle, a nickname denoting someone with long legs, from a derivative of gambe, Norman and Picard form of jambe ‘leg’.

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


Similar surnames: Garrell, Gaebel, Cambre, Mackrell, Campbell, Cabell, Gartrell

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Gambrell Family Origin

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Gambrell Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Brewers Laborer

    4%
  • Drapers Assistant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gambrell family was Drapers Assistant. The most common Gambrell occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 17% of Gambrell's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Agricultural Labourer and Brewers Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gambrell.

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Gambrell Historical Records

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Gambrell Life Expectancy

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