Hesterberg Family History

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Hesterberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place near Hannover, so named from Middle Low German hester ‘beech tree’ + berg ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Westerberg, Osterberg, Westberg, Achterberg, Winterberg, Sternberg

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Hesterberg Family Origin

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Hesterberg Family Occupations

What did your Hesterberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hesterberg. A less common occupation for the Hesterberg family was Musician & Brass Finisher. The most common Hesterberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Hesterberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Hotel Keeper

    13%
  • Musician & Brass Finisher

    13%

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

Hesterberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hesterberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hesterberg lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hesterberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hesterberg in 1964 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hesterberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hesterberg 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.

Famous Hesterberg Family

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