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Gamber Early Origins



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.

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Gamber Spelling Variations


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Gamber Spelling Variations



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

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Gamber Early History


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Gamber Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gamber research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gamber History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gamber Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gamber Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gamber 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 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]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Madeleine Gamber, who setted in America in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gamber (post 1700)


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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]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Henry Gamber, American politician, Warden (borough president) of Groton, Connecticut, 1920-21 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Klaus Gamber (1919-1989), German Catholic liturgist

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Citations


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  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

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Gamber Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gamber 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 2016 at 12:53.

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