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Forberg Name Meaning

Scandinavian: unexplained. German: topographic and habitational name from either of two places called Vorberg or from Vorberg-Heide in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. According to one opinion the original form is Vorwerk and denotes the operating farm (barns and stables) in front (‘vor’) of a manor house in a parklike setting.

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


Similar surnames: Fosberg, Froberg, Homberg, Friberg, Kolberg, Loberg, Hoberg, Romberg

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Forberg Family Origin

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Forberg Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Forberg family was Laborer. The most common Forberg occupation in the USA was Barber. 20% of Forberg's were Barbers. Barber, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forberg.

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