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Ulberg Name Meaning

German: variant of Ulbrich. Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named in southeastern Norway. The second element in each case is from Old Norse berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’; while the first element is derived respectively from ulfr ‘wolf’, urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’, and from an unknown source.

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


Similar surnames: Walberg, Melberg, Selberg, Holberg, Boberg, Helberg, Berg, Wilberg

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Where is the Ulberg family from?

You can see how Ulberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ulberg family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Ulberg families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Ulberg families living in Michigan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Ulberg's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Ulberg families in 1880.
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What did your Ulberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ulberg. 39% of Ulberg men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Ulberg women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ulberg were Repairman and Housekeeper.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Repairman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ulberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 185 immigration records available for the last name Ulberg. 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 Cards

There are 177 military records available for the last name Ulberg. For the veterans among your Ulberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ulberg lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ulberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ulberg in 1964 was 77, and 92 in 2004.

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