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Glassberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name composed of German Glas ‘glass’ + Berg ‘mountain hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Grossberg, Blasberg, Mossberg, Weissberg, Landsberg, Strassberg

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Where is the Glassberg family from?

You can see how Glassberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glassberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Glassberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 56 Glassberg families living in New York. This was about 63% of all the recorded Glassberg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Glassberg families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glassberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glassberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glassberg. 36% of Glassberg men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Glassberg women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glassberg were Tailor and Bookkeeper. .

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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 1940

  • Salesman
  • New Worker
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glassberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glassberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Glassberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 340 military records available for the last name Glassberg. For the veterans among your Glassberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glassberg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Glassberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Glassberg in 1958 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

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