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Wiberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an altered form of the placename element vi (representing either Old Norse vithr ‘forest’ or ‘sacred place’) + the ornamental element berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Wiborg, Winberg, Weberg, Walberg, Enberg, Boberg, Berg, Wilberg

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Where is the Wiberg family from?

You can see how Wiberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wiberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Wiberg families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 52% of all the recorded Wiberg's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Wiberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wiberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wiberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Wiberg. 82% of Wiberg men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Wiberg women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wiberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiberg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiberg. 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 Wiberg. For the veterans among your Wiberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wiberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiberg in 1949 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

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