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Isberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements is ‘ice’ + berg ‘mountain’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Hordaland named Isberg (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Osberg, Risberg, Enberg, Boberg, Weberg, Ostberg, Roberg, Winberg

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Where is the Isberg family from?

You can see how Isberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Isberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Isberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Isberg families living in Manitoba. This was about 39% of all the recorded Isberg's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Isberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Isberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Isberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Isberg. .

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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 Isberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Isberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Isberg. 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 262 military records available for the last name Isberg. For the veterans among your Isberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Isberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Isberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Isberg in 1953 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

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