Gambet History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gambet family

The surname Gambet was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Gambet family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gambet research. Another 148 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1471, 1833, 1723, 1789, 1743, 1756, 1833, 1723, 1789, 1794, 1879, 1752 and 1813 are included under the topic Early Gambet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gambet Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gambe, le Gambe, Gambert, Gambier, Gambet, le Gambet, Gambart, Gampert, Gambette, Gambu, Gamba and many more.

Early Notables of the Gambet family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family in this period was James Gambier (1723-1789), English vice-admiral, the grandson of a Norman Huguenot who left France on the revocation of the edict of Nantes, brother of John Gambier, lieutenant-governor of the Bahamas, and uncle of James, lord Gambier [q. v.] He was made a lieutenant by Admiral...
Another 52 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gambet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Gambet family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: including many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.


Contemporary Notables of the name Gambet (post 1700) +

  • Adrien Gambet, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from New York County 15th District, 1935 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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