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Wikberg Family History

Wikberg Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Winberg, Wilberg, Wiberg, Wieberg, Walberg, Silberg, Milberg, Wilbert

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Where is the Wikberg family from?

You can see how Wikberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wikberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Wikberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Wikberg family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Wikberg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wikberg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wikberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wikberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Wikberg. 50% of Wikberg men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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What Wikberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 245 census records available for the last name Wikberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wikberg 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 743 immigration records available for the last name Wikberg. 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 37 military records available for the last name Wikberg. For the veterans among your Wikberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wikberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2000, in the United States, Wikberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Wikberg in 1950 was 50, and 75 in 2000.

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