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Mehlberg Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places named Mehlberg or Me(h)hlbergen. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Mehl ‘flour’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Melberg, Milberg, Sahlberg, Mahlberg, Hellberg, Fehlberg, Helberg

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Where is the Mehlberg family from?

You can see how Mehlberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mehlberg family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Mehlberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Mehlberg families living in Michigan. This was about 61% of all the recorded Mehlberg's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Mehlberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mehlberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mehlberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mehlberg. 26% of Mehlberg men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mehlberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mehlberg were Farm Laborer and Housework. .

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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
    24%
  • Farm Work
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Housework
    50%
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What Mehlberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mehlberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehlberg 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Mehlberg. 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 325 military records available for the last name Mehlberg. For the veterans among your Mehlberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mehlberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mehlberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mehlberg in 1963 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

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