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Wenberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (possibly from a placename element) + berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Renberg, Enberg, Weberg, Winberg, Weinberg, Melberg, Seaberg

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Where is the Wenberg family from?

You can see how Wenberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wenberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wenberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Wenberg family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Wenberg's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Wenberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wenberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wenberg. 10% of Wenberg men worked as a Salesman and 36% of Wenberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wenberg were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Seamstress
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenberg 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 714 immigration records available for the last name Wenberg. 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 408 military records available for the last name Wenberg. For the veterans among your Wenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wenberg lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wenberg in 1954 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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