Norberg Family History

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Norberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements norr, nord ‘north’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Norwegian: variant of Nordberg.

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

Similar surnames: Nordberg, Boberg, Osberg, Rosberg, Hogberg, Moberg, Forsberg, Solberg

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Norberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Norberg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Norberg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Germanic Europe


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Norberg Family Origin

Where is the Norberg family from?

Norberg Family Occupations

What did your Norberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Norberg. A less common occupation for the Norberg family was Blacksmith. The most common Norberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Norberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Blacksmith


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

Norberg Historical Records

What Norberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Norberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Norberg 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Norberg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Norberg. For the veterans among your Norberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Norberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Norberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Norberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Norberg in 1950 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Norberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Norberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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