Silverberg Family History

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Silverberg Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Silberberg. Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements silver + berg ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Silberberg, Silberg, Winterberg, Soderberg, Zuckerberg, Schneeberg

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Silverberg Family Origin

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Silverberg Family Occupations

What did your Silverberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Merchant Tailor and Peddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Silverberg. The most common Silverberg occupation in the USA was Tailor. 17% of Silverberg's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Silverberg family was Butcher.

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  • Tailor

    17%
  • Merchant Tailor

    8%
  • Peddler

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Silverberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Silverberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Silverberg lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Silverberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Silverberg in 1947 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Silverberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Silverberg 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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