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Lemberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Lviv in Ukraine, from its German name Lemberg. German: habitational name from a place called Lemberg in Silesia (originally Löwenberg, from Middle High German lewe, löwe ‘lion’ + berg ‘mountain’). There are other places so named in various parts of Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Lamberg, Heiberg, Lehmberg, Limberg, Blumberg, Homberg, Blomberg

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Where is the Lemberg family from?

You can see how Lemberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lemberg family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lemberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Lemberg families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 60% of all the recorded Lemberg's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Lemberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lemberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lemberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lemberg. 17% of Lemberg men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Lemberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lemberg were Proprietor 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lemberg. 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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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Lemberg. For the veterans among your Lemberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lemberg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lemberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lemberg in 1955 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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