Early Origins of the Gambier family
The surname Gambier 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 Gambier family
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Gambier 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 Gambier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gambier family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gambier Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Michel Gambier, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 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)