Gilberg Family History

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Gilberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained. Danish: habitational name from any of several places named Gjelbjerg. German: from a Germanic personal name based on a cognate of modern gelten originally ‘to sacrifice’, then ‘to recompense’, ‘to retaliate’.

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


Similar surnames: Milberg, Silberg, Gilbert, Wilberg, Helberg, Kilberg, Golberg

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Gilberg Family Origin

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Gilberg Family Occupations

What did your Gilberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Blacksmith and Cashier In Com. House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilberg. A less common occupation for the Gilberg family was Clerk In Store. The most common Gilberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gilberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cashier In Com. House

    9%
  • Clerk In Store

    9%

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

Gilberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gilberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilberg lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gilberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gilberg in 1960 was 39, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilberg 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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