Ginsburg Family History

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Ginsburg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Günzburg in Swabia, which derives its name from the river Günz (in early Latin records Guntia, probably of Celtic origin) + Old High German burg ‘fortress’, ‘walled town’.

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

Similar surnames: Homburg, Kindberg, Sainsbury, Gilberg, Ginzburg, Ginsberg, Goldberg

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Ginsburg Family Origin

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Ginsburg Family Occupations

What did your Ginsburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ginsburg occupation in the UK was House Decorator. 20% of Ginsburg's were House Decorators. House Decorator, Lld... Literature Income Derived From Dividends and Picture Frame M & Glazier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ginsburg. A less common occupation for the Ginsburg family was Sch Mast Teacher Hebrew.

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  • House Decorator

  • Lld... Literature Income Derived From Dividends

  • Picture Frame M & Glazier

  • Sch Mast Teacher Hebrew


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ginsburg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ginsburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ginsburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ginsburg 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 Ginsburg. 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 Ginsburg. For the veterans among your Ginsburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ginsburg Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ginsburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ginsburg in 1945 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

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