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Goldenberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name a compound of German golden ‘golden’ + Berg ‘mountain hill’. In some instances it may be a habitational name from a place called Goldenberg in Zurich (Switzerland).

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

Similar surnames: Goldberg, Sonnenberg, Falkenberg, Stolzenberg, Guttenberg, Lowenberg

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Where is the Goldenberg family from?

You can see how Goldenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Goldenberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Goldenberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 54 Goldenberg families living in Quebec. This was about 53% of all the recorded Goldenberg's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Goldenberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Goldenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Goldenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Marchande and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Goldenberg. 63% of Goldenberg men worked as a Marchande and 60% of Goldenberg women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Goldenberg were Merchant and Stenographer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Marchande
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Finisher
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Goldenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goldenberg 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Goldenberg. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Goldenberg. For the veterans among your Goldenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Goldenberg lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Goldenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Goldenberg in 1947 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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