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Feldberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Feldberg, for example in Hesse or the Black Forest. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Feld ‘field’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Goldberg, Hellberg, Helberg, Mehlberg, Feldner, Selberg, Milberg

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Where is the Feldberg family from?

You can see how Feldberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feldberg family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Feldberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Feldberg families living in Washington. This was about 46% of all the recorded Feldberg's in the USA. Washington had the highest population of Feldberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Feldberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Feldberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Feldberg. 43% of Feldberg men worked as a Salesman and 28% of Feldberg women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feldberg were Painter and Housewife.

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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
    43%
  • Proprietor
    20%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Painter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    28%
  • Saleslady
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Feldberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feldberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Feldberg. 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 338 military records available for the last name Feldberg. For the veterans among your Feldberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feldberg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Feldberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Feldberg in 1956 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

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