Limburg Family History

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Limburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, the largest being in Hesse. Dutch: habitational name from Limburg in the Belgian province of Liège or from Limbourg, in Haut-Rhin, France, both named with the Germanic elements lindo ‘lime tree’ + burg ‘fortified place’, or possibly also from the places mentioned at 1.

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

Similar surnames: Limberg, Lemberg, Lamberg, Hamburg, Risberg, Homburg, Wilberg

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Limburg Family Origin

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Limburg Family Occupations

What did your Limburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Limburg family was Carpenter. The most common Limburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Limburg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Limburg.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Limburg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Limburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Limburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limburg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Limburg. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Limburg. For the veterans among your Limburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Limburg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Limburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Limburg in 1960 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Limburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Limburg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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