Silberg Family History

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Silberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from the place-name element sil ‘stretch of smooth water’ + berg ‘mountain’. Danish: habitational name from a place named Silberg. German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse, or possibly a variant of Silberberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Silber, the last syllable being replaced with German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Selberg, Milberg, Salberg, Wilberg, Solberg, Holberg, Walberg, Silber

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Silberg Family Origin

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Silberg Family Occupations

What did your Silberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Silberg family was Dry Goods. The most common Silberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Silberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home

  • Dry Goods


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Silberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Silberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Silberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Silberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Silberg. 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 289 military records available for the last name Silberg. For the veterans among your Silberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Silberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Silberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Silberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Silberg in 1952 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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