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Frankenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in northern Hesse named as ‘fort (Old High German burg) of the Franks’. Situated on the border with the Saxons, Frankenberg was founded c. 1230. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from this place or an ornamental name from German Franken + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Falkenberg, Freudenberg, Kronenberg, Friedberg, Langenberg

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Frankenberg Family Origin

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Frankenberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Grocer

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frankenberg. The most common Frankenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Frankenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Frankenberg family was Grocer.

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Frankenberg Life Expectancy

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