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Roberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Vestfold, named with Old Norse rugr ‘rye’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental adoption of 1. German: perhaps a habitational name for someone from a place named Rodenberg, of which there are several examples in Saxony and Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Boberg, Loberg, Froberg, Oberg, Rodberg, Risberg, Rosberg, Moberg

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Roberg Family Origin

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Roberg Family Occupations

What did your Roberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Roberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Roberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roberg family was Plow Fitter. Farmer, Laborer and Leather Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roberg.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Leather Dealer

    11%
  • Plow Fitter

    11%

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Roberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Roberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Roberg. For the veterans among your Roberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Roberg lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Roberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Roberg in 1946 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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