Stromberg Family History

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Stromberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the various places so named, in Westphalia, Rhineland, and Hesse. Swedish (Strömberg): ornamental name composed of the elements ström ‘river’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Stomberg, Stahlberg, Blomberg, Steinberg, Strombeck, Roberg, Kronberg

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Stromberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Stromberg name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Stromberg Family Origin

Where is the Stromberg family from?

Stromberg Family Occupations

What did your Stromberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Stromberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Stromberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Stromberg family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stromberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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

Stromberg Historical Records

What Stromberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Stromberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stromberg 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Stromberg. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Stromberg. For the veterans among your Stromberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stromberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Stromberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Stromberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Stromberg in 1953 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stromberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stromberg 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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