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Limberg Family History

Limberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Limburg, Lemberg, Lamberg, Risberg, Limmer, Lindberg, Lehmberg

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Where is the Limberg family from?

You can see how Limberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Limberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Limberg families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 46 Limberg families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Limberg's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Limberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Limberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Limberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Limberg. 26% of Limberg men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Limberg women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Limberg 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
    15%
  • Farming
    15%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Typist
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Limberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Limberg. 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 Limberg. For the veterans among your Limberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Limberg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Limberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Limberg in 1955 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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