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Early Origins of the Sandberg family

The surname Sandberg was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the local social and political affairs. Sandberg is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.

Early History of the Sandberg family

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Sandberg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sandberg, Sandbberg, Sandberge, Sandbergge, Sandbergs, Sandberger, Sandburg and many more.

Early Notables of the Sandberg family (pre 1700)

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Sandberg Ranking

In the United States, the name Sandberg is the 4,680th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. [1]

United States Sandberg migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sandberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anna Sandberg, who arrived in New York, NY in 1846
  • Abraham Sandberg, who settled in Illinois in 1851
  • Anders Gustaf Sandberg, who settled in America in 1856
  • Jonas Sandberg, who landed in Minnesota in 1868 [2]
  • Abram Sandberg, who arrived in Maine sometime between 1871 and 1882
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Sandberg (post 1700) +

  • Ryno Sandberg (b. 1959), American baseball player
  • Lotte Sandberg (1956-2021), Norwegian art historian and journalist
  • Michael Graham Ruddock Sandberg CBE (1927-2017), Baron Sandberg, English executive chairman of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation from 1977 to 1986
  • Tom Sandberg (1953-2014), Norwegian art photographer
  • Roland Sandberg (b. 1946), former Swedish footballer
  • Erling Sandberg (1879-1956), Norwegian appointed councillor of state

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook