Osberg Family History

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Osberg Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: topographic or ornamental name, from os ‘river mouth’ or ås ‘hill’, ‘ridge’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. Probably a respelling of Swedish Åsberg, an ornamental name composed of the elements ås ‘ridge’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Ostberg, Oberg, Isberg, Rosberg, Enberg, Osbeck, Boberg, Vosberg

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Osberg Family Origin

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Osberg Family Occupations

What did your Osberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Marine Engine Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Osberg. 23% of Osberg men worked as a Marine Engine Fitter and 45% of Osberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Osberg were Commission Agent (racing) and Late Waiters

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Marine Engine Fitter
    23%
  • Builder decorator (m
    12%
  • Chauffeur
    12%
  • Commission Agent (racing)
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Children Nurse
    12%
  • Civil Service Telephonist
    12%
  • Late Waiters
    12%

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

Osberg Historical Records

What Osberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Osberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Osberg. 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 792 military records available for the last name Osberg. For the veterans among your Osberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Osberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Osberg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Osberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Osberg in 1955 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

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