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Friberg Name Meaning

Scandinavian: either an ornamental name composed of fri ‘free’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ or a habitational name from a place so named. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Freiberg.

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


Similar surnames: Freiberg, Froberg, Freberg, Heiberg, Risberg, Friedberg, Roberg

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Friberg Family Origin

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Friberg Family Occupations

What did your Friberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Friberg family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friberg. The most common Friberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Friberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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

Friberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Friberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Friberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Friberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Friberg in 1952 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friberg 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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