Vosburg Family History

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Vosburg Name Meaning

Variant of North German and Dutch Vosberg, by confusion with the equally common place-name element burg ‘fortress’, ‘citadel’.

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


Similar surnames: Vosburgh, Vosberg, Rosburg, Homburg, Walburg, Ginsburg, Rosberg

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Vosburg Family Origin

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Vosburg Family Occupations

What did your Vosburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vosburg. The most common Vosburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Vosburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vosburg family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Vosburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vosburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vosburg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Vosburg

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vosburg. 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 Vosburg. For the veterans among your Vosburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vosburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Vosburg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Vosburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vosburg in 1943 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vosburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vosburg 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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