Sandburg Family History

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Sandburg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from sand ‘sand’ + burg ‘castle’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandberg, Sandborn, Sundberg, Landberg, Lindborg, Sander, Lundborg

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Sandburg Family Origin

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Sandburg Family Occupations

What did your Sandburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Miner and Bio... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sandburg. The most common Sandburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Sandburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sandburg family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Bio...

  • Blacksmith


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

Sandburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sandburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sandburg 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 453 immigration records available for the last name Sandburg. 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 489 military records available for the last name Sandburg. For the veterans among your Sandburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sandburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Sandburg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sandburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Sandburg in 1963 was 75, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sandburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sandburg 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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