Sternberger Family History

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Sternberger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Sternberg.

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

Similar surnames: Steinberger, Sternberg, Herzberger, Steenbergen, Seeberger

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Sternberger Family Origin

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Sternberger Family Occupations

What did your Sternberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sternberger. 12% of Sternberger men worked as a Salesman and 7% of Sternberger women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sternberger were Owner and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Sternberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sternberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sternberger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sternberger. 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 Sternberger. For the veterans among your Sternberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sternberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Sternberger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Sternberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sternberger in 1958 was 52, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sternberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sternberger 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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