Lichtenberg Family History

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Lichtenberg Name Meaning

German and Dutch: habitational name from any of numerous places called Lichtenberg in Germany or one in Dutch Limburg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name formed with German Licht ‘light’ (genitive Lichten) + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Lindenberg, Eichelberg, Lichtenfeld, Reichenberg, Schoenberg

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Lichtenberg Family Origin

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Lichtenberg Family Occupations

What did your Lichtenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lichtenberg family was Butcher. The most common Lichtenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lichtenberg's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lichtenberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


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

Lichtenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lichtenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Lichtenberg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lichtenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lichtenberg in 1952 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

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