Gambel Family History

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Gambel Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the Germanic personal name Gambert, or some other personal name formed with Old High German gam(an) ‘joy’, ‘play’. English: variant spelling of Gamble.

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

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Gambel Family Origin

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Gambel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

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Gambel Historical Records

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Gambel Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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