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Kamber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a comb maker, from Middle High German kambe ‘comb’ + -er, agent suffix. Greek: short for Kamberakis, Kamberoglou, Kamberidis, etc., patronymics from kamberis ‘devoted servant’, from a Turkish and Arabic word meaning literally ‘one born in the house of his master’. It may also be a reduced form of Kamberis itself, which is also a Greek surname. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained; perhaps an adoption of the German name.

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


Similar surnames: Kamler, Kammer, Karber, Kamer, Hammer, Kober, Kimber, Amber, Haber

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Kamber Family Origin

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Kamber Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Kamber.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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Kamber Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 383 military records available for the last name Kamber. For the veterans among your Kamber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamber Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kamber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kamber in 1958 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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