Silverberg Family History

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Silverberg Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silberberg. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements silver + berg ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Silberberg, Silberg, Winterberg, Soderberg, Zuckerberg, Schneeberg

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Silverberg Family Origin

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Silverberg Family Occupations

What did your Silverberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Tailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Silverberg. 6% of Silverberg men worked as a Ladies Tailor and 46% of Silverberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Silverberg were Baker On Own Account and Counterman Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Tailor
  • Master Tailor
  • Upholsterer
  • Baker On Own Account

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Baby Linen Sales Lady
  • Counterman Hand

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

Silverberg Historical Records

What Silverberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Silverberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silverberg 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Silverberg. 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 Silverberg. For the veterans among your Silverberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silverberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Silverberg lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Silverberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Silverberg in 1947 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silverberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silverberg 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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