Hirschberg Family History

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Hirschberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Hirschberg, from Middle High German hirz ‘deer’, ‘stag’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’, for example in Thuringia, North Rhine-Westphalia, or in western Poland (Jelenia Góra). In some instances the German surname may be topographic, from the same elements. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Hirsch ‘deer’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Kirchberg, Hirschfeld, Hirschhorn, Hirschler, Hochberg, Hirsch

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Hirschberg Family Origin

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Hirschberg Family Occupations

What did your Hirschberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, boiler Cover Mfy., Bookkeeper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirschberg. The most common Hirschberg occupation in the USA was Boiler Cover Mfy.. 2% of Hirschberg's were Boiler Cover Mfy.s. A less common occupation for the Hirschberg family was Cigar Merchant.

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  • Boiler Cover Mfy.

    2%
  • Bookkeeper

    2%
  • Butcher

    2%
  • Cigar Merchant

    2%

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Hirschberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hirschberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hirschberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hirschberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hirschberg in 1953 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirschberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hirschberg 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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