Stenberg Family History

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Stenberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements sten ‘stone’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from any of several farmsteads; the etymology is as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Steinberg, Sternberg, Steenberg, Enberg, Seaberg, Selberg, Smedberg

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Stenberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stenberg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Stenberg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


  • Germanic Europe


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Stenberg Family Origin

Where is the Stenberg family from?

Stenberg Family Occupations

What did your Stenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stenberg. A less common occupation for the Stenberg family was Confectionary. The most common Stenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Stenberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Confectionary


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

Stenberg Historical Records

What Stenberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Stenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stenberg 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Stenberg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stenberg. For the veterans among your Stenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Stenberg lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Stenberg in 1945 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stenberg 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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