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Kolberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Kolberg in Pomerania, or from various places formerly named Kohlberg or Colberg and now spelled Kolberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kohlenberg or Goldberg. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in eastern Norway, so named from kol ‘charcoal’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental name from the same elements as in the Norwegian name.

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


Similar surnames: Solberg, Holberg, Helberg, Kalberg, Walberg, Boberg, Silberg

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Kolberg Family Origin

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Kolberg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, the most common Kolberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kolberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolberg. A less common occupation for the Kolberg family was Carpenter.

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Kolberg Historical Records

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Kolberg Life Expectancy

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Famous Kolberg Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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