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Armstong Family History

Armstong Surname Meaning

Altered form of English Armstrong .

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

Similar surnames: Armstrong, Stong, Armstead, Carlston, Benston, Marston, Armon

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Where is the Armstong family from?

You can see how Armstong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armstong family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armstong families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 144 Armstong families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Armstong's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Armstong families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Armstong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Armstong ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Armstong. 60% of Armstong men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Armstong women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Armstong were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servant
  • Income
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Armstong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armstong 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Armstong. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 768 military records available for the last name Armstong. For the veterans among your Armstong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Armstong lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Armstong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Armstong in 1963 was 72, and 59 in 2003.

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