Sahlberg Family History

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Sahlberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Saalberg, for example in Westphalia and Silesia. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sahl, an ornamental name spelling of sal ‘hall’, or the same element taken from a place name + berg ‘hill’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Salberg 2. Norwegian: variant spelling of Salberg.

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


Similar surnames: Stahlberg, Salberg, Mahlberg, Silberg, Selberg, Walberg, Dahlberg

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Sahlberg Family Origin

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Sahlberg Family Occupations

What did your Sahlberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sahlberg. 10% of Sahlberg men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Sahlberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sahlberg were Bookkeeper and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Assistant Clerk Stenographer
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Sahlberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sahlberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sahlberg 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 Sahlberg. 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 274 military records available for the last name Sahlberg. For the veterans among your Sahlberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sahlberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Sahlberg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sahlberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sahlberg in 1961 was 66, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sahlberg

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