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Blong Family History

Blong Name Meaning

English (Merseyside): possibly a variant of Blank which may have (additionally) arisen in Ireland. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Long, Lone, Blend, Bong, Cong, Phong, Kong, Block, Bloor, Tong

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Where is the Blong family from?

You can see how Blong families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blong family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Blong families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Blong families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Blong's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blong families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blong surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blong ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blong. 36% of Blong men worked as a Farming and 23% of Blong women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blong were Laborer 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farming
    36%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blong 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 495 immigration records available for the last name Blong. 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 420 military records available for the last name Blong. For the veterans among your Blong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blong lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Blong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Blong in 1957 was 33, and 51 in 2004.

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