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Bamber Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bamber Bridge in Lancashire, probably named with Old English beam ‘tree trunk’, ‘beam’ + brycg ‘bridge’. German: nickname for a short fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Barber, Hamer, Baber, Hammer, Bamberg, Balmer, Bacher, Amber, Blamer

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Bamber Family Origin

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Bamber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bamber. A less common occupation for the Bamber family was Keeping House. The most common Bamber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bamber's were Farmers.

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Bamber Historical Records

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Bamber Life Expectancy

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