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Esbjerg Family History

Esbjerg Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Osberg, Enberg, Isberg, Edberg, Ekberg, Elberg, Berg, Esther, Seaberg

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Where is the Esbjerg family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Esbjerg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Esbjerg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Apprentice Tool Maker was the top reported job for people in the USA named Esbjerg. 100% of Esbjerg men worked as an Apprentice Tool Maker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Apprentice Tool Maker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 12 census records available for the last name Esbjerg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Esbjerg 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Esbjerg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3 military records available for the last name Esbjerg. For the veterans among your Esbjerg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Esbjerg lifespan?

Average Esbjerg life expectancy in 1981 was 61 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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