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Winberg Name Meaning

Danish German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place so named most probably the one in Mecklenburg Germany. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements vin ‘wine vine’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. It could also be of German origin (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Wilberg, Weinberg, Silberg, Wenberg, Walberg, Finberg, Kindberg

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Where is the Winberg family from?

You can see how Winberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Winberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 27 Winberg families living in Manitoba. This was about 82% of all the recorded Winberg's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Winberg families in 1911.
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What did your Winberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Winberg. 59% of Winberg 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Tailor
  • Carpenter
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There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Winberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winberg 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Winberg. 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 795 military records available for the last name Winberg. For the veterans among your Winberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winberg lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Winberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Winberg in 1941 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

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