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Origins of the Ambross surname

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About the Ambrosses

We have a total number of 206 records for people with the last name Ambross.

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Where do most Ambrosses live?

In 1921, most Ambrosses lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Ambrosses

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We have 180 records for the Ambross surname. The oldest one dates back to 1583.

Who were Ambrosses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ambross first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ambrosses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ambrosses in 1921


Straw Plaiter






Chocolate Packer


Common Male occupations for Ambrosses in 1921


Agricultural Labourer








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