Gambles Family History

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Gambles Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gamble.

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

Similar surnames: Gamble, Gambel, Wailes, Ayles, Gable, Gales, Gailes, Gambrel

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Gambles Family Origin

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Gambles Family Occupations

What did your Gambles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gambles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gambles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gambles family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Labor and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gambles.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labor

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Gambles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gambles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gambles 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Gambles. 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 733 military records available for the last name Gambles. For the veterans among your Gambles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gambles Life Expectancy

What is the average Gambles lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gambles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gambles in 1952 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gambles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gambles 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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