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Lindberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of lind ‘lime tree’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. Compare Linberg . Danish Norwegian and South German: habitational name from any of several places called Lind(e)berg with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Kindberg, Lindborg, Landberg, Lundberg, Landsberg, Lindenberg, Linder

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Where is the Lindberg family from?

You can see how Lindberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lindberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Lindberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 133 Lindberg families living in Minnesota. This was about 30% of all the recorded Lindberg's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Lindberg families in 1880.
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What did your Lindberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lindberg. 16% of Lindberg men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Lindberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lindberg were Salesman and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Lindberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lindberg 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 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Lindberg. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Lindberg. For the veterans among your Lindberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lindberg lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lindberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lindberg in 1941 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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