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Hansberger Surname Meaning

Alsatian (Haut-Rhin): habitational name for someone from a minor placename Hansberg composed of the German personal name Hans + Middle High German berg ‘mountain hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Honsberger, Hunsberger, Mansberger, Ernsberger, Harnsberger

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Where is the Hansberger family from?

You can see how Hansberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansberger family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansberger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 20 Hansberger families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Hansberger's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hansberger families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bakery Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hansberger. 30% of Hansberger men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Hansberger women worked as a Bakery Helper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansberger were Mechanic and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Mechanic
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bakery Helper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hansberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansberger 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Hansberger. 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 364 military records available for the last name Hansberger. For the veterans among your Hansberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hansberger lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hansberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Hansberger in 1961 was 54, and 90 in 2004.

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