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Walberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the six or so farmsteads so named, from Old Norse valr ‘falcon’, varða ‘beacon’, ‘cairn’ or hváll ‘dome-shaped hill’, ‘rise’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements vall ‘grassy bank’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Wallberg. German: variant of Wahlberg.

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

Similar surnames: Salberg, Wilberg, Kalberg, Selberg, Holberg, Kolberg, Wahlberg

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Walberg Family Origin

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Walberg Family Occupations

What did your Walberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walberg. A less common occupation for the Walberg family was Farm Laborer. The most common Walberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Walberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer


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Walberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Walberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Walberg. 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 921 military records available for the last name Walberg. For the veterans among your Walberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Walberg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Walberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Walberg in 1957 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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