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Kilberg Family History

Kilberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name compound from German kühl ‘cold’ + Berg ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Kinberg, Silberg, Milberg, Kolberg, Kalberg, Gilberg, Salberg

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Where is the Kilberg family from?

You can see how Kilberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kilberg family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kilberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Kilberg families living in Nebraska. This was about 45% of all the recorded Kilberg's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Kilberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kilberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kilberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kilberg. 20% of Kilberg men worked as a Salesman and 30% of Kilberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kilberg were Proprietor and Clerk.

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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

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Tailor
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Proprietor
    30%
  • Typist
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
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What Kilberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kilberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kilberg 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 730 immigration records available for the last name Kilberg. 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 181 military records available for the last name Kilberg. For the veterans among your Kilberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kilberg lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Kilberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kilberg in 1954 was 62, and 80 in 2003.

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