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Ekberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ek ‘oak’ + berg ‘mountain hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Enberg, Edberg, Engberg, Boberg, Moberg, Hedberg, Osberg, Seaberg

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Where is the Ekberg family from?

You can see how Ekberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ekberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ekberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 16 Ekberg families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 89% of all the recorded Ekberg's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Ekberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ekberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ekberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ekberg. 20% of Ekberg men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Ekberg women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ekberg were Carpenter and Operator. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Operator
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What Ekberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ekberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ekberg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ekberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ekberg. For the veterans among your Ekberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ekberg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ekberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ekberg in 1956 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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