Solberg Family History

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Solberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from the common place name So(h)lberg. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads (especially in southeastern Norway) named Solberg, from sol ‘sun’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the same elements as 2.

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

Similar surnames: Kolberg, Selberg, Salberg, Holberg, Silberg, Boberg, Walberg, Kalberg

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Solberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Solberg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Solberg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Norway


  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Solberg Family Origin

Where is the Solberg family from?

Solberg Family Occupations

What did your Solberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Solberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Solberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solberg. A less common occupation for the Solberg family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Solberg Historical Records

What Solberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Solberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solberg 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Solberg. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Solberg. For the veterans among your Solberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Solberg lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Solberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Solberg in 1942 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solberg 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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