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

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Chambers Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Chambers family

Profession Census Frequency
Scholar 2,130
Agricultural Labourer 360
Labourer 240
Domestic Servant 132
Coal Miner 128
General Servant 102
Dress Maker 82
House Keeper 67
Annuitant 63
Cotton Weaver 63
Laundress 58
Blacksmith 46
Carpenter 45
Shoe Maker 43
Farm Servant 42
Tailor 41
Servant 39
Gardener 36
Cook 36
Miner 36
Lace Maker 35
No Occupation 31
General Servant Domestic 29
Farm Labourer 29
Straw Plaiter 28

Chambers Surname Variants Ranking

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

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