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Origins of the Lambell surname

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About the Lambells

We have a total number of 2011 records for people with the last name Lambell.

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Where do most Lambells live?

In 1921, most Lambells lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Lambells

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,880 records for the Lambell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Lambells most likely to marry?

Edwardses

&

Brewers

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What are the most common Lambell first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Lambells

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

Common Female occupations for Lambells in 1921
General Servant Domestic

8

Charwoman

7

Domestic Servant

7

Dressmaker

7

Laundress

7

Common Male occupations for Lambells in 1921
General Labourer

20

Shipwright

12

Agricultural Labourer

11

Blacksmith

10

Farm Labourer

8

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