Elberg Family History

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Elberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Ölberg ‘olive mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Helberg, Selberg, Edberg, Feldberg, Enberg, Salberg, Melberg

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Elberg Family Origin

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Elberg Family Occupations

What did your Elberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Elberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elberg family was Vinegar Factory. Farmer, Keeps Book Store and Newspaper Carrier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps Book Store

  • Newspaper Carrier

  • Vinegar Factory


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Elberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Elberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 785 immigration records available for the last name Elberg. 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 Card

There are 215 military records available for the last name Elberg. For the veterans among your Elberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Elberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Elberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Elberg in 1951 was 64, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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