Ambush Family History

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Ambush Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Ambroos, Dutch form of the personal name Ambrose.

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

Similar surnames: Bush, Ambs, Ambroz, Furbush, Rush, Sobus, Wimbish, Ambriz, Dobesh

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Ambush Family Origin

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Ambush Family Occupations

What did your Ambush ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Barber and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ambush. The most common Ambush occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Ambush's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ambush family was Cook In Hotel.

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  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Cook

  • Cook In Hotel


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

Ambush Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ambush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ambush 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 Ambush. 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 Ambush. For the veterans among your Ambush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ambush Life Expectancy

What is the average Ambush lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ambush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Ambush in 1955 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ambush

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ambush 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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