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Newberg Family History

Newberg Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized form of Neuberg (see Neuberger).

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


Similar surnames: Newburg, Newberger, Newbern, Newbert, Newborn, Neubert, Elberg

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Where is the Newberg family from?

You can see how Newberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Newberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Newberg families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Newberg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Newberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Newberg. 14% of Newberg men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Newberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newberg were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Newberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Newberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Newberg. For the veterans among your Newberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Newberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Newberg in 1952 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

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