Weinberg Family History

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Weinberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Weinberg or Weinberge, of which there are numerous examples, especially in Austria and Bavaria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Wein ‘wine’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Feinberg, Winberg, Wenberg, Steinberg, Weisberg, Heiberg, Westberg

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Weinberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weinberg name?

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

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Weinberg Family Origin

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Weinberg Family Occupations

What did your Weinberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weinberg. A less common occupation for the Weinberg family was Keeping House. The most common Weinberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Weinberg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Weinberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Weinberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weinberg 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Weinberg. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Weinberg. For the veterans among your Weinberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weinberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Weinberg lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Weinberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weinberg in 1943 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weinberg 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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