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Freiberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Freiberg, from Middle High German vri ‘free’, ‘independent’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (possibly an altered form of burg ‘castle’, ‘fortified town’).

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


Similar surnames: Friberg, Freberg, Heiberg, Friedberg, Freier, Froberg, Kreisberg

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Freiberg Family Origin

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Freiberg Family Occupations

What did your Freiberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Freiberg occupation in the USA was Tailor. 29% of Freiberg's were Tailors. Tailor, Liquor Dealer and Boarding were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Freiberg. A less common occupation for the Freiberg family was Bookkeper.

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  • Tailor

    29%
  • Liquor Dealer

    8%
  • Boarding

    4%
  • Bookkeper

    4%

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

Freiberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Freiberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freiberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Freiberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Freiberg. For the veterans among your Freiberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Freiberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Freiberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Freiberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Freiberg in 1951 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Freiberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Freiberg 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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