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Kjellberg Surname Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Kjellberg from Old Norse kelda ‘spring’ + berg ‘mountain hill’. Swedish: ornamental name of the same etymology as 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Hellberg, Selberg, Kullberg, Melberg, Kallberg, Kalberg, Adelberg

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Where is the Kjellberg family from?

You can see how Kjellberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kjellberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kjellberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Kjellberg family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Kjellberg's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Kjellberg families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kjellberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kjellberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kjellberg. 29% of Kjellberg men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Kjellberg women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Janitor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kjellberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kjellberg 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kjellberg. 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 185 military records available for the last name Kjellberg. For the veterans among your Kjellberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kjellberg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kjellberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kjellberg in 1961 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

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