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Bang Name Meaning

Korean: variant of Pang. Norwegian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farm named Bang, from bank ‘flat hill-top’, ‘terrace’. Danish: from Old Danish bang ‘noise’, hence a nickname for a loud or brash person. German: nickname for a timid person, from Middle High German, Middle Low German bang ‘fearful’, ‘nervous’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bank, Lang, Wang, Banz, Band, Pang, Bann, Fang, Barg, Zang

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Where is the Bang family from?

You can see how Bang families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bang family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bang families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Bang families living in Ontario. This was about 32% of all the recorded Bang's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bang families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bang surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bang ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bang. 83% of Bang men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    83%
  • Laborer
    18%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Bang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bang 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Bang. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bang. For the veterans among your Bang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bang lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bang in 1945 was 27, and 71 in 2004.

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