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Melberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in southwestern Norway originally Methalberg in Old Norse from methal ‘middle’ + berg ‘rock hill cliff’. Swedish: variant of Mellberg .

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

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

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Where is the Melberg family from?

You can see how Melberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Melberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Melberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Melberg family living in Yukon Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Melberg's in Canada. Yukon Territory had the highest population of Melberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Melberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA 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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*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
  • Carpenter
  • Proprietor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Gen Office Work
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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