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Semelsberger Family History

Semelsberger Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental-occupational name for a baker, from Yiddish zeml (German Semmel) ‘white bread roll’ + berg ‘mountain’. pwh.

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

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752 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
92 Military Records
15 Immigration Records
356 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Semelsberger Families

  • Number of Semelsberger families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Semelsberger Family Origin

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Semelsberger Immigration Information

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Semelsberger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Semelsberger

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