Tornberg Family History

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Tornberg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from torn ‘thorn’ or torn ‘tower’ + berg, ‘mountain’.

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

Similar surnames: Thornberg, Kornberg, Jernberg, Norenberg, Forsberg, Norberg, Birnberg

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Tornberg Family Origin

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Tornberg Family Occupations

What did your Tornberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tornberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Tornberg's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tornberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Tornberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 718 census records available for the last name Tornberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tornberg 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 Tornberg. 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 166 military records available for the last name Tornberg. For the veterans among your Tornberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tornberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Tornberg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tornberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tornberg in 1957 was 56, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tornberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tornberg 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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