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Halberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Halberg one near Braunschweig the other in Swabia. Swedish: variant of Hallberg and in North America probably also an altered form of this. Jewish (from Austrian Galicia): from German Halbberg ‘half a mountain’ one of surnames randomly assigned by Austrian clerks.

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


Similar surnames: Helberg, Hamberg, Walberg, Salberg, Holberg, Hallberg, Milberg

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Where is the Halberg family from?

You can see how Halberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Halberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Halberg families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Halberg's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Halberg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Halberg. 20% of Halberg men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Halberg women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halberg were Farming and Cook. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Farming
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Halberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halberg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Halberg. 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 834 military records available for the last name Halberg. For the veterans among your Halberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Halberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Halberg in 1951 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

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