Achterberg Family History

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Achterberg Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘behind the hill’, from Dutch and Low German achter ‘behind’, ‘in back of’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. In some cases the Dutch surname is a habitational name from any of various places so named in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Osterberg, Heiberg, Lichtenberg, Winterberg, Westerberg, Schoenberg

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Achterberg Family Origin

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Achterberg Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Achterberg family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Achterberg. The most common Achterberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Achterberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Saloon

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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Achterberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Achterberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Achterberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Achterberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Achterberg. For the veterans among your Achterberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Achterberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Achterberg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Achterberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Achterberg in 1943 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Achterberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Achterberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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