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Spongberg Name Meaning

Swedish (Spångberg): ornamental name from spång- ‘footbridge’, ‘plank’ + berg ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Hogberg, Stomberg, Solberg, Kronberg, Wangberg, Stenberg, Sundberg

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Spongberg Family Origin

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Spongberg Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Spongberg occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 50% of Spongberg's were Black Smiths. Black Smith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Spongberg.

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  • Black Smith

  • Farmer


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Spongberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Spongberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Spongberg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Spongberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Spongberg in 1957 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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