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Malburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Walberg, Hamburg, Limburg, Salberg, Milburn, Malsbury, Milberg

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Where is the Malburg family from?

You can see how Malburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malburg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Malburg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Malburg families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Malburg's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Malburg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Malburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Malburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Malburg. 60% of Malburg men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Malburg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malburg were Machinist and Nurse.

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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
    60%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Plumber
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Nurse
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Malburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malburg 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 202 immigration records available for the last name Malburg. 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 573 military records available for the last name Malburg. For the veterans among your Malburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malburg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Malburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Malburg in 1961 was 56, and 70 in 2003.

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