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Kalberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name composed of a first element derived from Old Norse kalla ‘call’ (possibly ‘call’ for transport e.g. across a river) + berg ‘mountain hill’. Swedish: ornamental name from placenames beginning with Kal(l)- (from karl- ‘man’ or kall- ‘cold’ among other possibilities) + the ornamental element berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Walberg, Salberg, Kolberg, Melberg, Malberg, Selberg, Solberg

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Where is the Kalberg family from?

You can see how Kalberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kalberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Kalberg families living in Alberta. This was about 70% of all the recorded Kalberg's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Kalberg families in 1911.
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What did your Kalberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kalberg. 28% of Kalberg men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Kalberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalberg were Clerk and Student. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalberg 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 699 immigration records available for the last name Kalberg. 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 365 military records available for the last name Kalberg. For the veterans among your Kalberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalberg lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kalberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kalberg in 1964 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

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