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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Sailor

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oberg. The most common Oberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Oberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oberg family was Sailor.

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Oberg Historical Records

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Oberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oberg

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