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Sjoberg Name Meaning

Swedish (Sjöberg): ornamental name composed of the elements sjö ‘sea’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Shoberg, Seaberg, Broberg, Boberg, Moberg, Selberg, Oberg, Solberg

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Where is the Sjoberg family from?

You can see how Sjoberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sjoberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Sjoberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Sjoberg families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Sjoberg's in the UK. London had the highest population of Sjoberg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sjoberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sjoberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sjoberg. 29% of Sjoberg men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Sjoberg women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sjoberg were Machinist and Housewife.

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Housewife
    11%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Sjoberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sjoberg 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Sjoberg. 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 835 military records available for the last name Sjoberg. For the veterans among your Sjoberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sjoberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Sjoberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sjoberg in 1949 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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