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Hamberger Family History

Hamberger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Hamberg . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hamburger .

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


Similar surnames: Bamberger, Hamburger, Hamberg, Hemberger, Schamberger, Amberger

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Where is the Hamberger family from?

You can see how Hamberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hamberger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hamberger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Hamberger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Hamberger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hamberger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hamberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hamberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hamberger. 18% of Hamberger men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Hamberger women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hamberger were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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What Hamberger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hamberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hamberger 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 Hamberger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hamberger. For the veterans among your Hamberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hamberger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hamberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hamberger in 1963 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

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