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Shamburg Name Meaning

Altered form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Schamberg: habitational name from any of several places called Schamberg (see Schamberger ).

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


Similar surnames: Hamburg, Hamberg, Samberg, Homburg, Ramsburg, Lamberg, Halberg

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Where is the Shamburg family from?

You can see how Shamburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shamburg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Shamburg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Shamburg family living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Shamburg's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Shamburg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shamburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shamburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shamburg. 30% of Shamburg men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Shamburg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shamburg were Proprietor and Cook. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Cook
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shamburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shamburg 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Shamburg. 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 310 military records available for the last name Shamburg. For the veterans among your Shamburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shamburg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shamburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shamburg in 1963 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

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