Wahlberg Family History

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Wahlberg Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German wal ‘field’, ‘meadow’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. This surname is also established in Denmark. Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Walberg.

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

Similar surnames: Walberg, Sahlberg, Dahlberg, Wohlberg, Ahlberg, Wallberg, Mahlberg

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Wahlberg Family Origin

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Wahlberg Family Occupations

What did your Wahlberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wahlberg family was Milkman. The most common Wahlberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wahlberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Delivery Clerk and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wahlberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Delivery Clerk

  • Keeping House

  • Milkman


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Wahlberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wahlberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahlberg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wahlberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wahlberg. For the veterans among your Wahlberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wahlberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahlberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wahlberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wahlberg in 1963 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wahlberg 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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