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Walberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the six or so farmsteads so named, from Old Norse valr ‘falcon’, varða ‘beacon’, ‘cairn’ or hváll ‘dome-shaped hill’, ‘rise’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements vall ‘grassy bank’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Wallberg. German: variant of Wahlberg.

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


Similar surnames: Salberg, Wilberg, Kalberg, Selberg, Holberg, Kolberg, Wahlberg

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Walberg Family Origin

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Walberg Family Occupations

What did your Walberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Commercial Traveller and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Walberg. 20% of Walberg men worked as a Commercial Traveller and 86% of Walberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walberg were Saddler mill Band belt Maker (flour Mill) (heavy Worker) and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Commercial Traveller
    20%
  • Fitters Labourer
    20%
  • Inspector Mechinist Inspector L P T A
    20%
  • Saddler mill Band belt Maker (flour Mill) (heavy Worker)
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Waitress
    15%

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

Walberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Walberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walberg 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 Walberg. 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 921 military records available for the last name Walberg. For the veterans among your Walberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Walberg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Walberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Walberg in 1957 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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