Kamber Family History

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Kamber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a comb maker, from Middle High German kambe ‘comb’ + -er, agent suffix. Greek: short for Kamberakis, Kamberoglou, Kamberidis, etc., patronymics from kamberis ‘devoted servant’, from a Turkish and Arabic word meaning literally ‘one born in the house of his master’. It may also be a reduced form of Kamberis itself, which is also a Greek surname. Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained; perhaps an adoption of the German name.

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


Similar surnames: Kamler, Kammer, Karber, Kamer, Hammer, Kober, Kimber, Amber, Haber

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Kamber Family Origin

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Kamber Family Occupations

What did your Kamber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kamber occupation in the USA was Engraver. 29% of Kamber's were Engravers. A less common occupation for the Kamber family was Keeps Grocery Store. Engraver, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kamber.

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  • Engraver

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Keeps Grocery Store

    14%

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Kamber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kamber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kamber 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kamber. 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 Kamber. For the veterans among your Kamber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kamber Life Expectancy

What is the average Kamber lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kamber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kamber in 1958 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kamber 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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