Gamber History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gamber family

The surname Gamber was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Important Dates for the Gamber family

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Gamber Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gambser, Gamser, Gamsen, Gambsenberg, Gamsendorf, Gomser, Gomzee and many more.

Early Notables of the Gamber family (pre 1700)

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Gamber migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gamber Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Gamber, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Maria Barbara Gamber, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Johann Wilhelm Gamber, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749
  • Johann Henrich Gamber, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1750
Gamber Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Andrew Gamber, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1851 [1]
  • Madeleine Gamber, who settled in America in 1854

Contemporary Notables of the name Gamber (post 1700)

  • Hugh Gamber, American Football League official, one of nine who officiated through the entire ten years of its existence, 1960 through 1969
  • Edward N. Gamber, American co-editor of the Eastern Economic Journal
  • Irvin Gamber, American politician, Mayor of Galena, Illinois, 1942 [2]
  • Henry Gamber, American politician, Warden (borough president) of Groton, Connecticut, 1920-21 [2]
  • Klaus Gamber (1919-1989), German Catholic liturgist

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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