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Rodberg Name Meaning

Norwegian (Rødberg): habitational name from any of the four farmsteads so named from rød ‘red’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rothberg 2 (voicing from /t/ to /d/ before a voiced consonant).

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


Similar surnames: Roberg, Holberg, Boberg, Loberg, Rosberg, Rydberg, Risberg, Nordberg

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Where is the Rodberg family from?

You can see how Rodberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rodberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rodberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Rodberg families living in New York. This was about 63% of all the recorded Rodberg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Rodberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rodberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rodberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rodberg. 27% of Rodberg men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Rodberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rodberg were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rodberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rodberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rodberg. 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 220 military records available for the last name Rodberg. For the veterans among your Rodberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rodberg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Rodberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rodberg in 1961 was 57, and 33 in 2004.

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