Melberg Family History

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Melberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in southwestern Norway, originally Meðalberg in Old Norse, from meðal ‘middle’ + berg ‘rock’, ‘hill’, ‘cliff’. Swedish: possibly an ornamental name with the same etymology as 1, or from an unexplained first element (perhaps a place name element) + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Selberg, Milberg, Helberg, Malberg, Seaberg, Mehlberg, Holberg

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Melberg Family Origin

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Melberg Family Occupations

What did your Melberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Melberg. 32% of Melberg men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Melberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Melberg were Manager and Gen Office Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Proprietor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Gen Office Work

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Melberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Melberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melberg 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 454 immigration records available for the last name Melberg. 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 480 military records available for the last name Melberg. For the veterans among your Melberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Melberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Melberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Melberg in 1950 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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