Holberg Family History

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Holberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place so named, now part of Wuppertal. German: topographic name from Middle High German hol ‘hollow’, ‘cave’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in the Trøndelag region and in Nordmøre, named in Old Norse as Hólaberg, probably from Old Norse hóll ‘round hill’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden.

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


Similar surnames: Helberg, Kolberg, Solberg, Homberg, Silberg, Roberg, Melberg

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Holberg Family Origin

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Holberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Clothing

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • House Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Holberg family was House Carpenter. The most common Holberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Holberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Clothing and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Holberg.

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Holberg Life Expectancy

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