Submitted Surname Revision History

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2/14/2022, 5:13 AM Frollein Gladys move from given name to surname
6/21/2018, 7:56 AM Evil
6/10/2009, 5:51 PM FrodoRox

Name Gambier
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage French
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Derived from gambier, a Northern French variant of jambier, the masculine form of jambière "greave (a piece of armour that protects the leg, especially the shin, and occasionally the tops of the feet)". The surname referred to someone who made greaves or who wore greaves (meaning, a knight).
Added 6/10/2009 by FrodoRox