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Freberg Surname Meaning

Swedish: habitational name from a farm or village named Freberg(a) of which there are at least three examples in Sweden possibly with the same etymology as Norwegian: from any of the three farmsteads named Freberg from Freyja (the Old Norse goddess of love) + berg ‘mountain hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Froberg, Roberg, Freiberg, Friberg, Fosberg, Boberg, Weberg

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Where is the Freberg family from?

You can see how Freberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Freberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Freberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Freberg family living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Freberg's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Freberg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Freberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Freberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Freberg. 100% of Freberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Freberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Freberg 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 799 immigration records available for the last name Freberg. 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 463 military records available for the last name Freberg. For the veterans among your Freberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Freberg lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Freberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Freberg in 1946 was 56, and 91 in 2004.

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