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Estberg Family History

Estberg 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: Westberg, Ostberg, Esther, Osberg, Enberg, Ester, Isberg, Eulberg

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Where is the Estberg family from?

You can see how Estberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Estberg family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Estberg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Estberg families living in Illinois. This was about 42% of all the recorded Estberg's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Estberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Estberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Estberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Estberg. 50% of Estberg men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Estberg women worked as a Proprietor. .

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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

  • Salesman
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
    100%
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What Estberg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 372 census records available for the last name Estberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Estberg 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 147 immigration records available for the last name Estberg. 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 31 military records available for the last name Estberg. For the veterans among your Estberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Estberg lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1998, in the United States, Estberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Estberg in 1966 was 90, and 56 in 1998.

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