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Weisberger Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Weissberger . Americanized form of German Weissberger and a very rare German variant of this surname.

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


Similar surnames: Weinberger, Leinberger, Weisberg, Weinberg, Neuberger, Eisenberger

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Where is the Weisberger family from?

You can see how Weisberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weisberger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Weisberger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Weisberger families living in New York. This was about 39% of all the recorded Weisberger's in USA. New York had the highest population of Weisberger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weisberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weisberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weisberger. 22% of Weisberger men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Weisberger women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weisberger were Manager and Cashier. .

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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

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Cashier
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weisberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weisberger 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 988 immigration records available for the last name Weisberger. 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 Weisberger. For the veterans among your Weisberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weisberger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Weisberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weisberger in 1955 was 59, and 97 in 2004.

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