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Friedberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places so named, from Middle High German vride ‘peace’, ‘security’, ‘protection’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In some cases the Jewish name may be ornamental, from German Friede ‘peace’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Spielberg, Friberg, Freiberg, Feldberg, Risberg, Fiedler, Freberg

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Friedberg Family Origin

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Friedberg Family Occupations

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  • Tobacconist

    14%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Cattle Insp

    7%
  • Dry Goods

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Friedberg occupation in the USA was Tobacconist. 14% of Friedberg's were Tobacconists. A less common occupation for the Friedberg family was Dry Goods. Tobacconist, Barber and Cattle Insp were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friedberg.

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Friedberg Historical Records

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Friedberg Life Expectancy

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