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Friedberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places so named, from Middle High German vride ‘peace’, ‘security’, ‘protection’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In some cases the Jewish name may be ornamental, from German Friede ‘peace’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Spielberg, Friberg, Freiberg, Feldberg, Risberg, Fiedler, Freberg

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Friedberg Family Origin

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Friedberg Family Occupations

What did your Friedberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Friedberg occupation in the USA was Tobacconist. 14% of Friedberg's were Tobacconists. Tobacconist, Barber and Cattle Insp were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friedberg. A less common occupation for the Friedberg family was Dry Goods.

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  • Tobacconist

    14%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Cattle Insp

    7%
  • Dry Goods

    7%

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

Friedberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Friedberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Friedberg lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Friedberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Friedberg in 1959 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friedberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friedberg 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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