Lambeth Family History

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Lambeth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lambeth, now part of Greater London, named in Old English as ‘lamb hithe’, from Old English lamb ‘lamb’ + h¯th ‘hithe’, ‘landing place’, i.e. a place where lambs were put on board boat or taken ashore, no doubt in order to supply the meat markets of London on the other side of the river Thames.

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


Similar surnames: Lambert, Lamey, Tarbet, Labit, Mauseth, Lambe, Samberg, Limberg

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Lambeth Family Origin

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Lambeth Family Occupations

What did your Lambeth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lambeth family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lambeth. The most common Lambeth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Lambeth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Lambeth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lambeth Life Expectancy

What is the average Lambeth lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lambeth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lambeth in 1946 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lambeth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lambeth 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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