Herberg Family History

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Herberg Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a keeper of a lodging house, from Middle High German herberge, Dutch herberg ‘inn’, ‘hostel’.

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

Similar surnames: Heiberg, Herberger, Herbert, Werber, Heber, Gerber, Herzberg, Herzer

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Herberg Family Origin

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Herberg Family Occupations

What did your Herberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herberg occupation in the USA was Brewer. 23% of Herberg's were Brewers. A less common occupation for the Herberg family was Clergyman. Brewer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herberg.

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  • Brewer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clergyman


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

Herberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Herberg. 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 Herberg. For the veterans among your Herberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Herberg lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Herberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Herberg in 1940 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herberg 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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