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Early Origins of the Gambrel family

The surname Gambrel was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there in 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.

Early History of the Gambrel family

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Gambrel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gabrelli, Gabreli, Gabriele, Gabrieli, Gabrielli, Gabrielini, Gabriellini, Gabbello, Gabello, Gabriel, Gabriele, Gambrielli and many more.

Early Notables of the Gambrel family

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Gambrel Ranking

In the United States, the name Gambrel is the 15,510th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Gambrel family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those who arrived along the east coast of North America.



  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?". NameCensus.com, https://namecensus.com/last-names/


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