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Hedberg Family History

Hedberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements hed ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Heiberg, Edberg, Hogberg, Enberg, Seaberg, Ekberg, Selberg, Renberg

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Where is the Hedberg family from?

You can see how Hedberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hedberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hedberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Hedberg families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 78% of all the recorded Hedberg's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Hedberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hedberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hedberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hedberg. 100% of Hedberg men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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What Hedberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hedberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hedberg 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hedberg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hedberg. For the veterans among your Hedberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hedberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hedberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hedberg in 1951 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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