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Malberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name perhaps from the placename element mal ‘gravel’ + the ornamental element berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Melberg, Kalberg, Mahlberg, Milberg, Walberg, Malmberg, Salberg

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Where is the Malberg family from?

You can see how Malberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Malberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Malberg families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Malberg's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Malberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Malberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Malberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Malberg. 25% of Malberg men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Malberg women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malberg were Clerk and Nurse. .

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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

  • Teacher
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Malberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malberg 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 410 immigration records available for the last name Malberg. 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 546 military records available for the last name Malberg. For the veterans among your Malberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malberg lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Malberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Malberg in 1948 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

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