Lamberton Family History

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Lamberton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the barony of Lamberton in Berwickshire, or in some instances possibly from Lamerton in Devon, named from Old English lamb ‘lamb’ + burna ‘stream’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, i.e. ‘farmsead on the lamb stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Emberton, Lampton, Pemberton, Lambeth, Anderton, Allerton, Alderton

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Lamberton Family Origin

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Lamberton Family Occupations

What did your Lamberton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayers Lab, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamberton. The most common Lamberton occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Lab. 8% of Lamberton's were Bricklayers Labs. A less common occupation for the Lamberton family was Annuitant.

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  • Bricklayers Lab

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant


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

Lamberton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lamberton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamberton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamberton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lamberton. For the veterans among your Lamberton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamberton Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamberton lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lamberton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lamberton in 1960 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamberton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamberton 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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