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Kolberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Kolberg in Pomerania, or from various places formerly named Kohlberg or Colberg and now spelled Kolberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kohlenberg or Goldberg. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in eastern Norway, so named from kol ‘charcoal’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental name from the same elements as in the Norwegian name.

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


Similar surnames: Solberg, Holberg, Helberg, Kalberg, Walberg, Boberg, Silberg

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Kolberg Family Origin

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Kolberg Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    50%
  • Hair Dresser

    50%

In 1881, the most common Kolberg occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 50% of Kolberg's were Boot Makers. Boot Maker and Hair Dresser were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kolberg.

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Kolberg Historical Records

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Kolberg Life Expectancy

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