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Salberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in Trøndelag named Sǫthulberg in Old Norse from sǫthul ‘saddle’ + berg ‘mountain hill’ with reference to the shape of the mountains. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of a short form of the personal name Salomon (see Solomon ) + German Berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Walberg, Selberg, Silberg, Sahlberg, Salzberg, Solberg, Kalberg

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Where is the Salberg family from?

You can see how Salberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Salberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Salberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Salberg families living in Alberta. This was about 33% of all the recorded Salberg's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Salberg families in 1911.
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What did your Salberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Salberg. 100% of Salberg men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Salberg. 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 670 military records available for the last name Salberg. For the veterans among your Salberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Salberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Salberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Salberg in 1962 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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