Oberg Family History

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Oberg Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Åberg (see Aberg). Swedish (Öberg): ornamental name composed of ö ‘island’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. German: habitational name from Oberg near Peine in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Boberg, Roberg, Osberg, Berg, Loberg, Moberg, Ostberg, Ober, Enberg

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Oberg Family Origin

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Oberg Family Occupations

What did your Oberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Oberg. 50% of Oberg men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Oberg women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oberg were Blacksmith and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Blacksmith
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    50%
  • Cook
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%

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

Oberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Oberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oberg 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Oberg. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Oberg. For the veterans among your Oberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Oberg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Oberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Oberg in 1943 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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