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Hoberg Family History

Hoberg Name Meaning

German and Danish: habitational name from places with this name or a variant of it, for example Hohberg or Hoberge. Belgian: habitational name from places called Hoberg or Hogeberg, for example in the Belgian province of Antwerp, or from Opbergen or Obberge in Brabant.

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


Similar surnames: Homberg, Loberg, Boberg, Holberg, Hober, Heiberg, Roberg, Oberg, Berg

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Where is the Hoberg family from?

You can see how Hoberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hoberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 38 Hoberg families living in Wisconsin. This was about 26% of all the recorded Hoberg's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Hoberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoberg. 26% of Hoberg men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Hoberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoberg were Salesman and Typist. .

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Typist
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoberg. 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 Hoberg. For the veterans among your Hoberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoberg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hoberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hoberg in 1943 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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