Winberg Family History

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Winberg Name Meaning

Danish and German: habitational name from a place so named, most probably the one in Mecklenburg, Germany. Swedish: ornamental name from vin(d) ‘wind’ + berg ‘mountain’, or habitational name from a place named with these elements.

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

Similar surnames: Wilberg, Weinberg, Silberg, Wenberg, Walberg, Finberg, Kindberg

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Winberg Family Origin

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Winberg Family Occupations

What did your Winberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Winberg occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 21% of Winberg's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Winberg. A less common occupation for the Winberg family was Dealer In Fancy Goods.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Fancy Goods


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

Winberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Winberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winberg 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Winberg. 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 795 military records available for the last name Winberg. For the veterans among your Winberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Winberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Winberg lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Winberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Winberg in 1941 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Winberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Winberg 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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