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Lambert Name Meaning

English, French, Dutch, and German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements land ‘land’, ‘territory’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. In England, the native Old English form Landbeorht was replaced by Lambert, the Continental form of the name that was taken to England by the Normans from France. The name gained wider currency in Britain in the Middle Ages with the immigration of weavers from Flanders, among whom St. Lambert or Lamprecht, bishop of Maastricht in around 700, was a popular cult figure. In Italy the name was popularized in the Middle Ages as a result of the fame of Lambert I and II, Dukes of Spoleto and Holy Roman Emperors.

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

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Lambert Family Origin

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Lambert Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lambert family was Farming. The most common Lambert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lambert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lambert.

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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