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Pember Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Pamber, a habitational name from a place in Hampshire named Pamber, from Old English penn ‘fold’, ‘enclosure’ + beorg ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Kimber, Bamber, Peiser, Sember, Lemberg, Lemmer, Semper, Pepper

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Pember Family Origin

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Pember Family Occupations

What did your Pember ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pember occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Pember's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pember. A less common occupation for the Pember family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Pember Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pember Life Expectancy

What is the average Pember lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pember life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pember in 1953 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pember

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pember 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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