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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hedberg

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  • A user from Nebraska, United States says the name Hedberg is of Unknown origin and means ""Hed" means heath or moor (infertile land) and "berg" means mountain or hill. Therefore, Herberg means infertile land on a mountain/hill.".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hedberg

Mitch Hedberg was an observational comedy, surreal humour, word play, non sequitur (literary device), one-line joke, and deadpan comedian. Mitch was given the name Mitchell Lee Hedberg on February 24th, 1968 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. He left this life on March 30th, 2005.


Zarah Leander was an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1929 to 1929. Zarah was given the name Sara Stina Hedberg on March 15th, 1907 in Karlstad. She died on June 23rd, 1981.


Johan Hedberg is a soccer player. His career lasted from 1993 to 2014. Johan was born on May 5th, 1973 in Nacka.


Anders Hedberg is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1967 to 1985. Anders was born on February 25th, 1951 in Örnsköldsvik.


Edwin Hedberg is a hockey player for the KHL Medveščak Zagreb in the Kontinental Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2013 to present. Edwin was born on January 29th, 1994 in Medellín.


Randy was born on December 27th, 1954 in Parshall, North Dakota.


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Popularity of Hedberg as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hedberg U.S.
  White 95.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hedberg

People with the last name Hedberg are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hedberg

  • How Popular is the name Hedberg? As a last name Hedberg was the 12,017th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hedberg? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hedberg was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hedberg: Your name in reverse order is Grebdeh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eerghdb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hedberg? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,598 people with the last name Hedberg.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hedberg? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hedberg as their last name since less than 1 person in 114k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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