Wilberg Family History

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Wilberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads near Oslo named Vilberg, from an unexplained first element + berg ‘mountain’. German: habitational name from place so named near Paderborn.

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

Similar surnames: Walberg, Silberg, Winberg, Milberg, Risberg, Gilberg, Helberg, Ulberg

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Wilberg Family Origin

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Wilberg Family Occupations

What did your Wilberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer (private) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wilberg. 17% of Wilberg men worked as a Bricklayer (private) and 80% of Wilberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilberg were Motor Pressengs (retired) and Shop Assistant (grocer)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer (private)
  • Chiropodist
  • General Labourer
  • Motor Pressengs (retired)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shop Assistant (grocer)

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

Wilberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wilberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilberg 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Wilberg. 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 951 military records available for the last name Wilberg. For the veterans among your Wilberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wilberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilberg in 1963 was 69, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilberg 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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