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Ohrberg Family History

Ohrberg Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Forberg, Hoberg, Osberg, Ostberg, Overberg, Oberg, Herberg, Norberg

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Where is the Ohrberg family from?

You can see how Ohrberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohrberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohrberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Ohrberg families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohrberg's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Ohrberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohrberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohrberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Wood Pattern Maker was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohrberg. 100% of Ohrberg men worked as a Wood Pattern Maker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Wood Pattern Maker
    100%
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What Ohrberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 316 census records available for the last name Ohrberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohrberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 170 immigration records available for the last name Ohrberg. 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 Cards

There are 49 military records available for the last name Ohrberg. For the veterans among your Ohrberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohrberg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Ohrberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ohrberg in 1955 was 48, and 84 in 2003.

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