Spielberg Family History

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Spielberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the various places so called, from a contracted form of Middle High German spiegel ‘lookout point’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Jewish: ornamental name from German Spiel ‘play’, ‘game’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Spiegelberg, Silberg, Friedberg, Selberg, Adelberg, Milberg, Sperberg

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Spielberg Family Origin

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Spielberg Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Spielberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Spielberg's were Farmers.

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Spielberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Spielberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spielberg 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 Spielberg. 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 469 military records available for the last name Spielberg. For the veterans among your Spielberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spielberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Spielberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Spielberg in 1947 was 71, and 20 in 2004.

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