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Underberg Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill (compare 2 below). The surname Underberg is also found in the Netherlands but in North America it may also be an altered form of the Dutch cognate Onderberg. Swedish and Norwegian: habitational name from a place called with Old Norse undir ‘under’ + berg ‘mountain hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Vanderberg, Anderberg, Osterberg, Heiberg, Overberg, Lindenberg

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Where is the Underberg family from?

You can see how Underberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Underberg family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Underberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Underberg families living in Illinois. This was about 31% of all the recorded Underberg's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Underberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Underberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Underberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Underberg. 39% of Underberg men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Underberg women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Underberg were Contractor and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Contractor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Sales Lady
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Underberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Underberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 238 immigration records available for the last name Underberg. 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 288 military records available for the last name Underberg. For the veterans among your Underberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Underberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Underberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Underberg in 1962 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

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