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Palmberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements palm ‘palm tree’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Dutch and German: habitational name from a place so called near Aachen and another in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Malmberg, Lamberg, Walberg, Salberg, Ramberg, Padberg, Palmer

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Where is the Palmberg family from?

You can see how Palmberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Palmberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Palmberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Palmberg families living in Missouri. This was about 75% of all the recorded Palmberg's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Palmberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Palmberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Palmberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Palmberg. 35% of Palmberg men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Palmberg women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palmberg were Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Palmberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palmberg 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Palmberg. 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 168 military records available for the last name Palmberg. For the veterans among your Palmberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Palmberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Palmberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Palmberg in 1963 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

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