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Heiberg Name Meaning

Norwegian (also found in Sweden and Denmark): topographic name from hei ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ or habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named. German: dialect variant of Heuberg, a common topographic name composed of Middle High German höu ‘hay’ + berg ‘hill’, or a habitational name from any of several places named Heiberg. Dutch: habitational name from a place so called in Veldhoven in North Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Helberg, Holberg, Selberg, Heier, Lemberg, Hedberg, Melberg, Heider

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Where is the Heiberg family from?

You can see how Heiberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heiberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Heiberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Heiberg families living in Minnesota. This was about 67% of all the recorded Heiberg's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Heiberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heiberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heiberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Heiberg. 39% of Heiberg men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Heiberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heiberg were Painter and Waitress.

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Painter
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Heiberg lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Heiberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Heiberg in 1945 was 28, and 59 in 2004.

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