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Boberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named east of Hamburg and in Lippe district. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Boberg, from bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ or the Old Norse personal name Baugi + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Roberg, Loberg, Oberg, Holberg, Blomberg, Moberg, Broberg, Berg, Borg

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Where is the Boberg family from?

You can see how Boberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Boberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Boberg families living in Ohio. This was about 35% of all the recorded Boberg's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Boberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boberg. 18% of Boberg men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Boberg women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boberg were Painter and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    17%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Waitress
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Boberg. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boberg. For the veterans among your Boberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Boberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Boberg in 1962 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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