Proper noun

Gamba (plural Gambas)

A surname.


• According to the 2010 United States Census, Gamba is the 25849th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 952 individuals. Gamba is most common among White (69.01%) and Hispanic/Latino (24.89%) individuals.

Etymology 1


gamba (plural gambas)

(musical instrument) Abbreviation of viola da gamba.

(musical instrument) A rank of organ pipes, so called for a supposed resemblance of the sound to that of a viola da gamba.

Etymology 2



(anatomy) The metacarpus or metatarsus of ruminants, etc.

Source: Wiktionary

Gam"ba, n.

Definition: A viola da gamba.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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