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Lamberton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the barony of Lamberton in Berwickshire, or in some instances possibly from Lamerton in Devon, named from Old English lamb ‘lamb’ + burna ‘stream’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, i.e. ‘farmsead on the lamb stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Emberton, Lampton, Pemberton, Lambeth, Anderton, Allerton, Alderton

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Where is the Lamberton family from?

You can see how Lamberton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamberton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lamberton families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Lamberton families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Lamberton's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lamberton families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lamberton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lamberton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lamberton. 22% of Lamberton men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Lamberton women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamberton were Manager and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamberton. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lamberton. For the veterans among your Lamberton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamberton lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lamberton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lamberton in 1960 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

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