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Amberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several settlements called Amberg (literally ‘by the mountain’), including a city in Bavaria. It could also be a topographic name of identical etymology. Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly from 1; alternatively, it may be a habitational name from the city of Hamburg (see Hamburger). Many varieties of Yiddish lack h and -burg is sometimes replaced by -berg in Jewish family names.

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


Similar surnames: Hamberg, Lamberg, Bamberg, Samberg, Ramberg, Lemberg, Berg, Amber

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Amberg Family Origin

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Amberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Gardener

    4%

In 1880, the most common Amberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Amberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Amberg family was Gardener. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amberg.

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