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Vosburg Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Vosberg .

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

Similar surnames: Vosburgh, Vosberg, Rosburg, Homburg, Walburg, Ginsburg, Rosberg

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Where is the Vosburg family from?

You can see how Vosburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vosburg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vosburg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Vosburg families living in Ontario. This was about 88% of all the recorded Vosburg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vosburg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vosburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vosburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Vosburg. 90% of Vosburg men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Vosburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vosburg 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 474 immigration records available for the last name Vosburg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vosburg. For the veterans among your Vosburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vosburg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Vosburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vosburg in 1943 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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