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Ambler Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): from Middle English ambler ‘walker’, ‘steady-paced horse or mule’ (ultimately from Latin ambulare ‘to walk’), probably applied to someone with a steady, easy-going temperament. Reaney suggests that it may have been a facetious nickname for a fuller.

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


Similar surnames: Cobler, Ammer, Alber, Arber, Gabler, Amster, Ambers, Tobler, Wampler

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Ambler Family Origin

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Ambler Family Occupations

What did your Ambler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ambler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Ambler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ambler. A less common occupation for the Ambler family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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Ambler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ambler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ambler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ambler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Ambler. For the veterans among your Ambler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ambler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ambler lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Ambler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ambler in 1941 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ambler 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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