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The prominent surname Ambert originated in France, a country which has been a dominant presence in world affairs for centuries.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The surname Ambert is derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements "land," which means "land" or "territory," and "berht," which means "bright" or "famous."

Ambert Early Origins



The surname Ambert was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this renowned family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Ambert Spelling Variations


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Ambert Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lambert, Lamberre, Lambere, Lambaire, Lambair, Lamberc, Lembert, Lemberre, Lembere, Lembaire, Lembair, Lemberc, Lanbert, Lanberre, Lanbere, Lanbaire, Lanbair, L'Ambert, Ambert, Lambert, Amberd, Amberde, Lamberd, Lamberde, Ambart and many more.

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Ambert Early History


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Ambert Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ambert research. Another 649 words (46 lines of text) covering the years 1164, 1196, 1216, 1366, 1500, 1518, 1569, 1589, 1593, 1594, 1620, 1635, 1698, 1736, 1756, 1789, 1624, 1679, 1610, 1696 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Ambert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ambert Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ambert Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Pierre Lambert de la Motte (1624-1679), a French bishop, founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society and became...

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ambert Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Lambert settled in Rhode Island in 1686; Anne Lambert settled in Virginia in 1653; Arthur Lambert settled in Barbados in 1680; Barnard Lambert settled in New England in 1652.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ambert (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ambert (post 1700)



  • Jean-Jacques Ambert, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean-Jacques Ambert. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Jean-Jacques Ambert. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  9. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
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The Ambert Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ambert Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 11 February 2015 at 14:09.

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