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Selberg Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place so named in Westphalia and one, now lost, in Pomerania. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead, probably so named from Old Norse selja ‘willow’ + berg ‘mountain’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place name element sel ‘stretch of smooth water’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Silberg, Salberg, Melberg, Solberg, Helberg, Seaberg, Walberg

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Selberg Family Origin

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Selberg Family Occupations

What did your Selberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Selberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Selberg's were Farmers. Farmer and Section Hand R. R. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Selberg.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Section Hand R. R.

    17%

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Selberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Selberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Selberg lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Selberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Selberg in 1964 was 77, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Selberg 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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