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Sandberg Family History

Sandberg Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of various minor places so called, named with Middle High German sand ‘sand’ + berc ‘mountain’.Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads named with sand ‘sand’ + berg ‘mountain’.Scandinavian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of sand ‘sand’ + berg ‘mountain’.

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

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139,643 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,357 Military Records
22,189 Immigration Records
33,436 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sandberg Families

  • Number of Sandberg families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sandberg families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sandberg families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sandberg Family Origin

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Sandberg Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sandberg

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Sandberg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sandberg census records

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Sandberg Civil War Service Records

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