Chambers Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Chambers Name Meaning: Occupational name for someone who was employed under his master within their private living quaters,rather than public halls.

The name represents a plural form of anglo-norman 'Cha(u)mbre''chamber', 'room' & has similar connotations with 'chamberlain'. This term was later reserved for more humble servants of the bedchamber as it rose in the social scale.

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Surname Distribution

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Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Chambers Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Chambers family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 371
Female Servant 280
Independent 219
Labourer 150
Farmer 125
Male Servant 109
Shoe Maker 61
Coal Miner 48
Tailor 36
Dress Maker 30
Carpenter 30
Pupil 27
Weaver 24
Lace Maker 23
Clerk 23
Blacksmith 23
Servant 23
Apprentice 20
Pauper 19
Gardener 18
Independant 18
Frame Work Knitter 18
Mariner 17
Butcher 17
Smith 17

Chambers Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Chambers 100% 108,598
2 Chembers 88% 148

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