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Sandberg Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of the three farmsteads named with sand ‘sand’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. German: habitational name from any of various minor places so called named with Middle High German sand ‘sand’ + berc ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Sand ‘sand’ + Berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Salzberg, Salberg, Landsberg, Langberg, Sahlberg, Kindberg, Sander

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Where is the Sandberg family from?

You can see how Sandberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sandberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sandberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 43 Sandberg families living in London. This was about 57% of all the recorded Sandberg's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sandberg families in 1891.
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What did your Sandberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Sandberg. 100% of Sandberg men worked as a Builders Labourer and 69% of Sandberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Sandberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandberg 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Sandberg. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Sandberg. For the veterans among your Sandberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sandberg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Sandberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sandberg in 1943 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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