Gambino Family History

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Gambino Name Meaning

Italian: from a diminutive of gamba ‘leg’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with short legs. The surname, probably of Italian origin, is also found in Spain and Portugal.

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

Similar surnames: Zampino, Babino, Gerbino, Canino, Gaudino, Bambino, Sabino, Zambito

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Gambino Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gambino name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gambino. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Gambino Family Origin

Where is the Gambino family from?

Gambino Family Occupations

What did your Gambino ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gambino occupation in the USA was Huckster. 100% of Gambino's were Hucksters.

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  • Huckster


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

Gambino Historical Records

What Gambino family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gambino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gambino 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gambino. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gambino. For the veterans among your Gambino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gambino Life Expectancy

What is the average Gambino lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gambino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gambino in 1947 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gambino

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gambino 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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