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Skyberg Surname Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name from any of the four farms in eastern Norway and at least two places in Sweden named with sky (apparently from sky ‘sky’) + berg ‘mountain hill’. The Swedish name may also be ornamental from an unidentified first element (perhaps derived from a placename such as Skye) + berg.

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


Similar surnames: Solberg, Selberg, Samberg, Silberg, Salberg, Heiberg, Seaberg

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Where is the Skyberg family from?

You can see how Skyberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skyberg family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Skyberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Skyberg families living in Minnesota. This was about 59% of all the recorded Skyberg's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Skyberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skyberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skyberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Skyberg. 48% of Skyberg men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Skyberg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skyberg were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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
    48%
  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Waitress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skyberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skyberg 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Skyberg. 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 159 military records available for the last name Skyberg. For the veterans among your Skyberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skyberg lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Skyberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Skyberg in 1957 was 64, and 85 in 2004.

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