Fosberg Family History

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Fosberg Name Meaning

Swedish: unexplained. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Fossberg, from Old Norse fors ‘waterfall’ + berg ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Forsberg, Osberg, Freberg, Boberg, Roberg, Rosberg, Holberg, Loberg

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Fosberg Family Origin

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Fosberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Black Smith

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    10%

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

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Fosberg Historical Records

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Fosberg Life Expectancy

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