Sternberg Family History

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Sternberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places so named all over Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stern ‘star’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinberg, Steenberg, Stenberg, Osterberg, Kornberg, Weinberg

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Sternberg Family Origin

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Sternberg Family Occupations

What did your Sternberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bricok were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sternberg. 30% of Sternberg men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Sternberg women worked as a Bricok. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sternberg were Bricklayer and Tailor

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Buyer
    6%
  • Ass Dutibrate Tolt
    3%
  • Bricklayer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bricok
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Income
    20%
  • Tailor
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sternberg Historical Records

What Sternberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Sternberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sternberg 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Sternberg. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Sternberg. For the veterans among your Sternberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sternberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Sternberg lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sternberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sternberg in 1947 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sternberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sternberg 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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