Bang Family History

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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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Bang Family Origin

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Bang Family Occupations

What did your Bang ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bang occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Bang's were Laborers. Laborer and Toll Colector were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bang.

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  • Laborer

  • Toll Colector


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bang ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bang Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Bang Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bang ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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