Bamberg Family History

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Bamberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Bamberg in Bavaria (formerly in Upper Franconia). Between 1007 and 1702 it was the capital of a powerful ecclesiastical state, and in the 15th century the bishops of Bamberg were raised to princely rank.

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

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Bamberg Family Origin

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Bamberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Musician

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bamberg. A less common occupation for the Bamberg family was Musician. The most common Bamberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bamberg's were Farmers.

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Bamberg Historical Records

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Bamberg Life Expectancy

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Famous Bamberg Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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