Sternberg Family History

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Sternberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places so named all over Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stern ‘star’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinberg, Steenberg, Stenberg, Osterberg, Kornberg, Weinberg

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Sternberg Family Origin

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Sternberg Family Occupations

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  • Coml Clerk

    17%
  • French Polisher

    17%
  • Gold & Silversmith

    17%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    17%

In 1881, the most common Sternberg occupation in the UK was Coml Clerk. 17% of Sternberg's were Coml Clerks. Coml Clerk, French Polisher and Gold & Silversmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sternberg. A less common occupation for the Sternberg family was Lodging House Keeper.

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Sternberg Historical Records

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Sternberg Life Expectancy

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