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Bromberg Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Bromberg (from Brom(beere) ‘bramble’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’), the Yiddish or German name of the city of Bydgoszcz in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Blomberg, Broberg, Brumberg, Kronberg, Blumberg, Stromberg, Boberg

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Where is the Bromberg family from?

You can see how Bromberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bromberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Bromberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Bromberg families living in New York. This was about 21% of all the recorded Bromberg's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Bromberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bromberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bromberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bromberg. 27% of Bromberg men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Bromberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bromberg were Manager 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
    27%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bromberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bromberg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bromberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bromberg. For the veterans among your Bromberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bromberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bromberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bromberg in 1951 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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