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Salberg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in Trøndelag named Soðulberg in Old Norse, from soðul ‘saddle’ + berg ‘mountain’, with reference to the shape of the mountains. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of a short form of the personal name Salomon (see Solomon) + German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Walberg, Selberg, Silberg, Sahlberg, Salzberg, Solberg, Kalberg

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Salberg Family Origin

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Salberg Family Occupations

What did your Salberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Salberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Salberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Salberg family was Clothing Store. Farmer, Clerk and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Salberg.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%
  • Clothing Store

    10%

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

Salberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Salberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Salberg. For the veterans among your Salberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Salberg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Salberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Salberg in 1962 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salberg 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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