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Vosberg Surname Meaning

North German: topographic name from vos(sen)berg ‘fox-hole’. Compare Vosburg Vosburgh and Vossberg .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Osberg, Rosberg, Holberg, Ostberg, Mossberg, Fosberg, Boberg, Vosburg

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Where is the Vosberg family from?

You can see how Vosberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vosberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vosberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Vosberg families living in Quebec. This was about 59% of all the recorded Vosberg's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Vosberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vosberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vosberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vosberg. 40% of Vosberg men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Vosberg women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vosberg were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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
    40%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    46%
  • Nurse
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vosberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vosberg 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Vosberg. 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 508 military records available for the last name Vosberg. For the veterans among your Vosberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vosberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vosberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Vosberg in 1963 was 67, and 71 in 2004.

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