Gambrel Family History

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Gambrel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gambrell.

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

Similar surnames: Gambel, Gambrill, Gambee, Gambell, Lambe, Carrel, Gambrell, Gamble

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Gambrel Family Origin

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Gambrel Family Occupations

What did your Gambrel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gambrel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Gambrel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gambrel family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gambrel.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Gambrel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gambrel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gambrel 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Gambrel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gambrel. For the veterans among your Gambrel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gambrel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gambrel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gambrel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gambrel in 1947 was 25, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gambrel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gambrel 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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