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Winterberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named with Middle High German winter ‘winter’ + berg ‘mountain’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Winter + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Lindenberg, Osterberg, Westerberg, Silberberg, Winterstein

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Winterberg Family Origin

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Winterberg Family Occupations

What did your Winterberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Winterberg. 28% of Winterberg men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Winterberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Winterberg were Mechanic and Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Saleslady
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Manager
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Winterberg Historical Records

What Winterberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Winterberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winterberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 769 immigration records available for the last name Winterberg. 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 Card

There are 864 military records available for the last name Winterberg. For the veterans among your Winterberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winterberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Winterberg lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Winterberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Winterberg in 1954 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winterberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winterberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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