English: from the Old Norse byname Gamall meaning ‘old’, which was occasionally used in North England during the Middle Ages as a personal name. Altered spelling of German Gambel.
Where does the surname gamble originate?
Gamble is a name of ancient Norman origin. It arrived in England with the Norman Conquest of 1066. Gamble is a name that comes from the given name Gamel, which was common among the Danes and the Normans. The name Gamble was ultimately derived from the Old Norman word Gamall, which means old.
Is the name Gamble Irish?
Gamble is a surname of English origin. It is the 943rd most common surname in the United Kingdom. Notable people with the surname include: Bobby Gamble, English-Irish cricketer.
What does the name Mcpeak mean?
Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Péice, a patronymic from the personal name Péic, which Woulfe links to Old English Pic (see Pike 5), although MacLysaght derives it from Old English peac ‘thickset man’.
What kind of last name is Dee?
English and Scottish: habitational name from a settlement on the banks of the river Dee in Cheshire or either of the rivers so named in Scotland. The origin of both of these is a Celtic word meaning ‘sacred’, ‘goddess’.
What is the synonym of gamble?
ˈgæmbəl) Money that is risked for possible monetary gain. Synonyms. stake speculation bet venture wager stakes. impossibility planned stay in place unfasten distrust.