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Milberg Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German Mühlberg, a habitational name from any of several places named with German Mühl ‘mill’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. It is also found as a Swedish name, where it may be of ornamental origin. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Mühl ‘mill’ + Berg ‘hill’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Silberg, Melberg, Gilberg, Holberg, Salberg, Wilberg, Kilberg

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Where is the Milberg family from?

You can see how Milberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Milberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Milberg families living in Illinois. This was about 39% of all the recorded Milberg's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Milberg families in 1880.
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What did your Milberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Milberg. 28% of Milberg men worked as a Salesman.

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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

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Lawyer
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Milberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milberg 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 779 immigration records available for the last name Milberg. 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 265 military records available for the last name Milberg. For the veterans among your Milberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milberg lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Milberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Milberg in 1959 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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