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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nyberg

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  • A submission from Canada says the name Nyberg means "New Hill, Mountain." and is of Swedish origin.
Other origins: Norwegian

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From ny (“new”) + berg (“mountain”) .

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Nyberg

Karen L. Nyberg is a mechanical engineering. Karen was born on October 7th, 1969 in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota.


Katja was born on August 24th, 1979 in Stockholm.


Carl Richard Nyberg was an invention, business magnate, inventor, and industrialist. He holds the title Engineer. Carl was born on May 28th, 1858 in Arboga. He died in 1939.


Renée Nyberg is a presenter, journalist, and television presenter. Renée was born on May 17th, 1966.


Lina Nyberg is a jazz musician. Her ongoing career started in 1990. Lina was born on February 27th, 1970 in Stockholm.



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Popularity of Nyberg as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nyberg U.S.
  White 93.92% 64.26%
  African American 0.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nyberg

People with the last name Nyberg are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Nyberg

  • How Popular is the name Nyberg? As a last name Nyberg was the 8,787th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Nyberg? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Nyberg was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Nyberg: Your name in reverse order is Grebyn. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nergyb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nyberg? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,732 people with the last name Nyberg.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nyberg? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Nyberg as their last name.

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